Poster Abstract Session:
56. MRSA Molecular Epidemiology
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N1. Occupational Health/ Environmental Health

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from a US Nationwide Surveillance Study 2011
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Sandra Richter ; Kris Heilmann ; Cassie Dohrn ; Fathollah Riahi ; Shailesh Tendolkar ; Jennifer McDanel, MS ; Gary Doern

Accessory Gene Regulator Typing among Bloodstream Isolates of Methicillin-Resistant and Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus Infections, an Update
Alexandru David, MD ; Kara Sawarynski, PhD ; Kimberly Powell ; Casey Rice, MD ; Zachary Levine, MD ; Matthew Sims, MD, PhD
  • APD poster.pdf (4.5 MB)

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    Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolates from Patients with Persistent or Recurrent Bacteremia
    Henry Wong, PhD ; Sameer Elsayed, MD ; Zafar Hussain, MD ; Michael John, MD, FRCPC ; Glen Johnson, ART, MLT ; Kevin Katz, MD, CM, MSc ; Sigmund Krajden, MD ; Christine Lee, MD, FRCPC ; Tony Mazzulli, MD ; Krystyna Ostrowska, MD ; David Richardson, MD ; Bianche Shum, MLT ; Baldwin Toye, MD ; Christie Vermeiren, PhD, FCCM ; Christine Watt, MSc, MLT ; Deborah Yamamura, MD ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC

    IV Drug Abuse in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia: Epidemiology, Strain characteristics and Outcomes
    Samia Arshad, MPH ; Daniela Moreno, M.S. ; Adenike Shoyinka, M.D. ; Mary Perri, MT ; George Alangaden, MD ; Marcus Zervos, MD

    Molecular Epidemiology of Recurrent Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccocus aureus isolated from the Respiratory Tract in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
    Duha Al-Zubeidi, MD ; Patrick G. Hogan, MPH ; Rachel Collins, BS ; Mary Boyle, MSN ; Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD ; Stephanie A. Fritz, MD, MSCI

    USA Genotypes of Clinical and Colonization Isolates among Children with Skin Infections or Cultured Confirmed Staphylococcus aureus Infections
    Kathryn Como-Sabetti, MPH ; Selina Jawahir, BS ; William Pomputius III, MD ; Billie Juni, MS ; Ruth Lynfield, MD

    Comparison of clinical characteristics of hospital-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections between community-genotype ST72 and hospital-genotypes ST5 and ST239 strains
    Eun-Jeong Joo, MD ; Doo Ryeon Chung, MD ; Young Eun Ha, MD ; So Yeon Park, MD ; Jungok Kim ; Sun Young Cho ; Seugjin Lim ; So Hyun Kim ; Jinyang Baek ; Cheol-In Kang, MD ; Kyong Ran Peck, MD, PhD ; Jae-Hoon Song, MD
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    The effect of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) type on clinical outcomes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Jennifer Han, MD ; Paul H. Edelstein, MD ; Warren Bilker, PhD ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MScE
  • SCCmecOutcomes.pdf (180.5 kB)

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    MRSA Carriage among Hemodialysis Patients in a Japanese Clinic -Prevalence, Molecular Typing and Risk Factors-
    Yuki Uehara, MD ; Satoshi Hori, MD ; Kyoko Kuwahara-Arai, PhD ; Ken Kikuchi, MD ; Yuta Hayashi, MD ; Mitsuru Yanai, MD ; Keiichi Hiramatsu, MD

    Evaluation for a novel methicillin resistance (mecALGA 251) homologue in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates obtained from injured service members
    Anuradha Ganesan, MD ; Katrina Crawford, MS ; Katrin Mende, PhD ; Michael Ellis, MD ; Jinesh Shah, MS ; Bradley Lloyd, DO ; Glenn Wortmann, MD ; Clinton K. Murray, MD ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH ; Amy Weintrob, MD

    USA300 is a common clone in Staphylococcus aureus healthcare-associated infections and invasive infections
    Roger Baxter, MD ; F. Patrick O'Hara, MS ; G.Thomas Ray, MBA ; Megan L. Brown, MS ; Robertino Mera, MD, PhD ; Heather Amrine-Madsen, PhD ; Jose A. Suaya, MD, PhD

    The Molecular Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus from Patients with Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) Who Develop Secondary S. aureus Pneumonia
    Jennifer McDanel, MS ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Patricia Winokur, MD ; J. Kristie Johnson, PhD ; Marin Schweizer, PhD

    Comparison of Staphylococcus aureus Acquisition and Transmission Rates in 3 Wards Using spa Typing
    Susan Williamson, PhD ; Kyle Knox, MB ChB ; Antonina Votintseva, PhD ; Rowena Fung ; Lily O'Connor, BSc ; Heather Godwin, MA ; John Finney ; Gemma Pill, BSc ; Ruth Moroney, BSc ; Oliver O'Sullivan, BTEC ; Sarah Oakley, MSc ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD

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