Poster Abstract Session:
59. Occupational Health
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: V. Clinical Virology

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Influenza Vaccine Coverage and Attitudes towards Mandatory Vaccination in a Cohort of U.S. Healthcare Providers
Emily Henkle, PhD, MPH ; Allison Naleway, PhD ; Mark Thompson, Ph. D ; Sarah Ball, MPH, ScD ; David K. Shay, MD, MPH ; Sarah Spencer, Ph.D ; Manjusha Gaglani, MBBS
  • IDWEEK_FINAL.pdf (515.0 kB)

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    Mandatory employee vaccination policy with termination for non-compliance increases vaccine coverage in a large, not-for-profit health system
    Elizabeth Doby, MD ; Chris Stockmann, MSc ; Sharon Petersen, MHA, RN, COHN/CM ; Terri Anne Flint, PhD, LCSW ; Douglas Smith, PhD ; Emily A. Thorell, MD ; Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Russell Osguthorpe, MD

    An Investigation of Unexpected Reversions of High Positive Results (>10 IU/mL) of Interferon-gamma Release Assay (IGRA) in Healthcare Personnel
    Cyndee Miranda, M.D. ; Thomas Daly, M.D. ; Belinda Yen-Lieberman, Ph.D. ; Jill Markowitz, MSN, CRNP ; Paul Terpeluk, D.O. ; J. Tomford, M.D. ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Lucileia Teixeira, M.D.

    Success and unintended consequences of compulsory participation in a health care personnel influenza immunization program
    Angela V. Michelin, M.P.H. ; Robin T. Odom, M.S. ; Lisa M. Ruprecht ; Joan M. Morris, R.N. ; Ninet Sinaii, Ph.D. ; James M. Schmitt, M.D. ; David K. Henderson, MD ; Tara N. Palmore, MD
  • ID wk 2012 - flu final.pdf (391.1 kB)

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    Duh, Why Didn't We Do This Sooner?! Three Year Experience With Mandatory Seasonal Influenza Immunization For All Personnel In a University Medical Center
    Jorge Parada, MD, MPH ; Deepti Chauhan, MD ; Bridget Gaughan ; Michael Koller, MD ; Carol Schleffendorf, RN ; Paula Hindle, RN
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    Hepatitis B Virus Infection Status and Awareness among Healthcare Personnel – American Samoa, 2010
    Kathleen Ly, MPH ; Roxanne Williams, MD, MPH ; Henry Roberts, PhD ; Yolanda Masunu-Faleafaga ; Eyasu H. Teshale, MD ; Jan Drobeniuc, MD, PhD

    Relationship Between Airborne Particulate Counts and Fungal Aerobiocontamination in a Tertiary-Care Pediatric Hospital
    Jean-Michel Leduc, MD ; Philippe Morency-Potvin, MD ; Maude Saint-Jean, MD ; Nadia Desmarais ; Me-Linh Luong, MD ; Céline Laferrière, MD
  • Poster 24 septembre 2012.pdf (787.5 kB)

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    Knowledge and Attitudes of Visitors to Patients in Contact Isolation
    Nasira Roidad, MD ; Rashida Khakoo, MD, MACP
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    Three HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Regimens for Health Care Workers
    Alexandra Derevnuk, RN, MEd, FNP-C, ; David P. Calfee, MD, MS, FSHEA ; Mariamma Kurian, NP ; Frances Wallach, MD

    Healthcare Worker Attitudes and Practices Regarding Influenza Vaccination and Working While Ill During the 2010-2011 Influenza Season– Maricopa County, Arizona
    Rebecca Sunenshine, MD ; Jennifer Stewart, MS ; Vjollca Berisha, MD, MPH ; Andrean Bunko Patterson, MPH ; Mare Schumacher, MS ; Tammy Sylvester, RN, BSN

    Influenza Vaccination for Hospital Employees
    Rohit Modak, M.D., M.B.A. ; Sarah Parris, R.N., M.S.N., C.O.H.N ; Jeffrey Dilisi, M.D., M.B.A.
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    Campylobacter Infection Among Employees at a Poultry Processing Plant — Virginia, 2008–2011
    Marie de Perio, MD ; John Gibbins, DVM, MPH ; R. Todd Niemeier, MS, CIH

    Assessing the Effect of Patient Contact and Use of Infection Prevention and Control Measures by Hospital Staff on the Transmission of Infection within Acute Care Hospitals
    Lynn Johnston, MD ; Joanne M. Langley, MD, FSHEA ; Allison McGeer, MD, FSHEA ; Flavia Moser, PhD ; Babak Pourbohloul, PhD

    Using Network Analysis to Measure Heterogeneity in Health Care Workers’ Movement Patterns within Hospital Settings
    Flavia Moser, PhD ; Linda Pelude, MSc ; Lynn Johnston, MD ; Joanne M. Langley, MD, FSHEA ; Allison McGeer, MD, FSHEA ; Babak Pourbohloul, PhD

    Utility of a Sick Employee Online Log (SEOL) System to monitor Employee Illnesses and to facilitate Syndromic Surveillance at a Large Teaching Hospital
    William Cleve, MT, MPH ; M. Kathy Cochran, RN, MS, CIC ; Terri Finn, RN, BS ; Amy Pearson, BSN, MPH ; Keith M. Ramsey, MD
  • SEOLposter.pdf (524.5 kB)

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    High Level Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers using One-on-one Education
    John B. Lynch, MD MPH ; Estella Whimbey, MD ; Kathleen Mertens, RN MN MPH ; Kathryn Maher, RN MSN ; Ellen Murphy, RN ; McNamara Elizabeth, RN MN ; Timothy H. Dellit, MD

    Motivators for Influenza Vaccination Differ Among Male and Female Healthcare Workers
    Chatura Prematunge, MSc Epidemiology candidate ; Kimberly Corace, Ph.D. ; Anne McCarthy, MD, MSc ; Rama Nair, PhD ; Virginia Roth, MD ; Thomas Hayes, BASc ; Kathryn Suh, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Louise Balfour, PhD ; Gary Garber, MD, FACP, FIDSA

    Predictors of Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Uptake: Lessons Learned from pH1N1
    Kimberly Corace, Ph.D. ; Chatura Prematunge, MSc Epidemiology candidate ; Anne McCarthy, MD, MSc ; Rama Nair, PhD ; Virginia Roth, MD ; Thomas Hayes, BASc ; Kathryn Suh, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Louise Balfour, PhD ; Gary Garber, MD, FACP, FIDSA

    Costs Associated with Investigation and Management of Primary Varicella in a Health Care Worker
    Donna Fellerman, RN, BA, CIC ; Chelsea S. Lynch, RN, MSN, MPH ; Deborah Dooley, RN, BSN ; Frances Humphrey-Carothers, CRNP ; Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS ; Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH

    Attitudes Regarding the Safety of Health Care Provider Attire
    Kanishka Garvin, MD ; Fatima Ali ; Moni Neradilek, MS ; Paul Pottinger, MD

    Respiratory Viral Disease Among Outpatient Healthcare Workers
    Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Charlotte Gaydos, DrPH ; Connie Price, MD ; Michael Simberkoff, MD ; Lewis Radonovich, MD ; Nicholas G Reich, PhD ; Derek Cummings, PhD

    Healthcare Worker Pertussis Exposure and Potential Transmission to Vulnerable Patients: Missed Opportunities for Prevention
    Danica Kuncio, M.P.H. ; Maria Middleton, M.P.H. ; Mary Cooney, R.N., B.S.N. ; Mark Ramos ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH ; Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP

    CME Credits:

    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 17th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.