Poster Abstract Session:
198. MRSA Screening and Prevention
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Impact of Infection Control Isolation Precautions on Transmission of MRSA and VRE at an Academic Medical Center
Deborah Ann Mack, RN, CIC ; Richard Ellison III, MD ; Bruce Barton, PhD ; Constance Barysauskas ; Robert Finberg, MD

Rapid Turnaround Time and Improved Adoption of PCR for Admission Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screening at Veterans Affairs Hospitals
Makoto Jones, MD, MS ; Benedikt Huttner, MD ; Kevin Nechodom, BS ; Christopher Nielson, MD, MPH ; Michael Rubin, MD, PhD ; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA

Failure to Account for Treatment Indication Impacts Antimicrobial Predictors of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Acquisition
Rupak Datta, MPH ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Sheryl Rifas-Shiman, MPH ; Hilary Placzek, MPH ; Julie Lankiewicz, MPH ; Richard Platt, MD, MS, FSHEA ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA
  • Abx.pdf (2.7 MB)

  • Quantifying the Gain of Testing Non-Nares Body sites for MRSA Colonization at Hospital or Intensive Care Unit Admission: A Systematic Review
    James A. McKinnell, MD ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Samantha J. Eells, MPH ; Eric Cui, BS ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH
  • IDSA Non-Nares.pdf (790.6 kB)

  • Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization on Admission to the Hospital or the ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    James A. McKinnell, MD ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH ; Samantha J. Eells, MPH ; Eric Cui, BS ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA
  • IDSA RF.pdf (727.0 kB)

  • Factors Associated with Successful Decolonization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Hospitalized Adults
    Caroline Nott, BMBS ; Gordon Liu, MD ; Christine Moore, BSc ; Sabrina Mastronardi, RN ; Kelsey Ragan, MPH ; Allison McGeer, MD, FSHEA
  • IDSA Caroline Nott.pdf (231.0 kB)

  • Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Colonization with First-episode S. aureus Skin Infection
    Carey Schlett, MPH ; Jeffrey Lanier, MD ; Kenneth Wilkins, PhD ; Xiuping Chu, MSCS, MSME ; Natasha Law, MA ; Tameka Smith, BA ; Arile Hadley, BA ; Oswald Mccrory, BS ; Stephanie Morrison, MPH ; Katrina Crawford, MS ; Eugene Millar, PhD ; Rachel Gorwitz, MD, MPH ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH ; Michael Ellis, MD

    Performance Characteristics of Moist vs. Dry Swabs From Nares for MRSA screening
    Carl Bernas, MD ; Jonathan Claus, MD ; Christopher Vinnard, MD ; Ole Vielemeyer, MD
  • IDSA posterOV v6 - final.png (996.1 kB)

  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Prevention Practices in Iowa Hospitals
    Jennifer McDanel, MS ; Melissa Ward, MS ; Laurie Leder ; Loreen A. Herwaldt, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

    Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Risk Factors for Infection Among Naval Personnel in a Shipboard Setting
    Jennifer Curry, MD MPH ; Tahaniyat Lalani, MBBS, MHS ; Kenneth Wilkins, PhD ; Katrina Crawford, MS ; Michael Ellis, MD ; Jason Maguire, MD MPH

    Observed Reduction of MRSA Following Implementation of Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection, a Hand Hygiene Campaign and MRSA Screening
    Melissa Morgan, BSN, RN, CIC ; Teresa Hopkins, RN, BSN, CWS ; Kim Helsabeck, MT, MSPH, CIC ; Julie Stachowiak, PhD, MPH, MIA ; Mark Stibich, PhD, MHS

    Trend of MRSA bacteremia in an institute with high rate of MRSA: effects of reinforcement of antibiotic stewardship and hand hygiene
    Yong Chan Kim, MD ; Min Hyung Kim, M.D. ; Je Eun Song, M.D. ; Dong Hyun Oh ; Jin Young Ahn, MD ; Sun Bean Kim, MD ; Hye won Kim, MD ; Nam Su Ku, MD ; Su Jin Jeong, MD ; Dongsuk Lee ; Oh Mee Kweon ; Eun Suk Park, RN ; Sang Hoon Han, MD ; Dongeun Yong, MD, PhD ; Kyungwon Lee, MD, PhD ; June Myung Kim, MD ; Jun Yong Choi, MD

    Nationwide Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) Rate in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Living Centers (CLCs)
    Gary Roselle, MD ; Stephen Kralovic, MD, MPH ; Martin Evans, MD ; Loretta Simbartl, MS ; D. Scott Obrosky, MS ; Ron Freyberg, MS ; Rajiv Jain, MD

    Qacs, Mups, and Coagulase-negative Staphylococci - A Hidden Resevoir?
    Patrick Mc Gann, PhD ; Michael Milillo, BS ; Reyes Quintero III, MS ; Paige Waterman, MD ; Emil Lesho, DO

    Efficacy of MRSA Decolonization in Ambulatory Setting
    Marko Mamic, B.S. Molecular Biology ; Jaime Belmares, MD MPH ; Jorge Parada, MD, MPH

    The impact of number and frequency of nasal swabs on prevalence of “persistent” Staphylococcus aureus carriage
    Ruth Miller, DPhil ; Kyle Knox, MB ChB ; Heather Godwin, MA ; Rowena Fung ; Antonina Votintseva, PhD ; David Mant ; Rory Bowden, PhD ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD
  • persistent carriage3.pdf (4.3 MB)

  • Necessary time period and interventions to achieve high compliance with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) surveillance culturing in a multi-center study
    Lisa Pineles, MA ; Daniel Morgan, MD, MS ; Sophie Sembajwe, MPH ; J. Kristie Johnson, PhD ; Beverly Belton, RN, MSN, NE-BC ; Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA ; Anthony Harris, MD, MPH
  • swab_compliance_1549.pdf (519.5 kB)
  • CME Credits:

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