Poster Abstract Session:
199. MRSA Surveillance
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Quantifying the Spread of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) across California Healthcare Facilities
Rupak Datta, MPH ; Shawn Brown, PhD ; Bruce Y. Lee, MD, MBA ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Characteristics of Hospitals with High Endemic Penetration of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Strains
Courtney Murphy, PhD ; Lyndsey Hudson, MSc ; Brian Spratt, PhD ; Kristen Elkins, BS ; Leah Terpstra, BA ; Adrijana Gombosev, BS ; Christopher Nguyen, MD MPH ; Paul Hannah, BS ; Richard Alexander, PhD ; Mark Enright, PhD ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Predicting Rising Community MRSA Prevalence in Nursing Homes
Courtney Murphy, PhD ; Lyndsey Hudson, MSc ; Brian Spratt, PhD ; Victor Quan, BA ; Diane Kim, BS ; Grace Tan, BS ; Kaye Evans, BA ; Ellena Peterson, PhD ; Hildy Meyers, MD MPH ; Michele Cheung, MD MPH ; Bruce Y. Lee, MD, MBA ; Dana Mukamel, PhD ; Mark Enright, PhD ; Matthew Whealon, BS ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Critical or Fatal Illness Due to Community-associated Staphylococcus aureus (CA-SA) Infection, Minnesota (MN)
Lindsey Lesher, MPH ; Selina Jawahir, BS ; David Boxrud, MS ; Kathy Como-Sabetti, MPH ; Ruth Lynfield, MD
  • lindsey9.pdf (177.8 kB)

  • Epidemiology, Outcome, and Characterization of Isolates Associated with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Pneumonia in Canadian Hospitals
    Manal Tadros, MBBS, MSc, PhD ; Brenda L. Coleman, PhD ; Shariq Haider, MD, FRCPC ; Harris Iacovides, BSc, BSc Pharm, MSc Pharm, Pharm D ; Michael John, MD, FRCPC ; Kevin Katz, MD, CM, MSc ; Nancy Laffin, RN, BScN ; Christine Lee, MD, FRCPC ; Allison McGeer, MD, FSHEA ; Jeff Powis, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Ethan Rubinstein, MD, L.LB ; Geoffrey Taylor, MD ; Kathryn N.Suh, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Christine Watt, MSc, MLT ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC
  • CaMPOS poster October 10.pdf (167.2 kB)

  • Dynamics of acquisition and loss of nasal Staphylococcus aureus strains in the community
    Ruth Miller, DPhil ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; Heather Godwin, MA ; Rowena Fung ; Antonina Votintseva, PhD ; David Mant ; Rory Bowden, PhD ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; Kyle Knox, MB ChB
  • acqandloss3.pdf (4.5 MB)

  • Age-Stratified Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Isolates (MRSA) Among Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
    Riad Khatib, MD ; Mamta Sharma, MD ; Leonard Johnson, MD ; Kathleen Riederer, BS, MT ; Stephen Shemes, BS
  • IDSA-12-SAB-Age-Poster.pdf (103.1 kB)

  • Risk factors for Community Associated MRSA; An Epidemiological Study Using Two Case Definitions
    Sotirios Tsiodras, MD, PhD ; George Daikos, MD ; Diamantis Plachouras, MD, PhD ; Anastasia Antoniadou, MD ; Fani Ploiarchopoulou ; George Petrikkos, MD, PhD ; Stephan Harbarth, MD, MS

    Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections among Patients Receiving Chronic Dialysis in 9 U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 2005-2010
    Duc Nguyen, MD ; Fernanda Lessa, MD ; Ruth Belflower, RN, MPH ; Yi Mu, PhD ; Matthew Wise, PhD ; Joelle Nadle, MPH ; Wendy Bamberg, MD ; Susan Petit, MPH ; Susan M. Ray, MD ; Lee Harrison, MD ; Ruth Lynfield, MD ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, FSHEA ; Jamie Thompson, MPH ; William Schaffner, MD ; Priti Patel, MD, MPH

    A Prospective Cohort Study to Analyze Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clustering, Prevalence and Risk Factors in the Community Served by an Urban Community Teaching Hospital
    Madhuri Sopirala, MD, MPH ; Armando Hoet, DVM, PhD, Dipl, ACVPM ; Victoria Mason ; Joany Van Balen ; Shu-Hua Wang, MD, MPH&TM

    Estimates of Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection Rates by Specific Population Groups
    Ryan Fagan, MD ; Fernanda Lessa, MD ; Sandra Bulens, MPH ; Yi Mu, PhD ; Joelle Nadle, MPH ; Wendy Bamberg, MD ; Susan Petit, MPH ; Susan M. Ray, MD ; Lee Harrison, MD ; Ruth Lynfield, MD ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, FSHEA ; John Townes, MD ; William Schaffner, MD ; Scott Fridkin, MD, FSHEA

    Direct Medical Costs Associated with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Related Nosocomial Pneumonia in the U.S
    Dipen Patel, PhD ; Jennifer Stephens, PharmD, BCPS ; Gaurang Bhatt, MBA ; Xin Gao, PhD

    Economic Burden of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection: Prospective Matched Case-Control Study
    Younhee Kim, PhD ; Chung-Jong Kim, MD ; Sunghee Oh ; Arim Kim ; Kyoung-Ho Song, MD ; Eu Suk Kim ; Hong-Bin Kim, MD ; Yong Kyun Cho, MD ; Young Hwa Choi, MD ; Jinyong Park, MD ; Baek-Nam Kim, MD ; Nam Joong Kim, MD, PhD ; Kye-Hyung Kim, MD ; Eun Jung Lee, MD ; Jae-Bum Jun ; Young Keun Kim, MD ; Seong Min Kim ; Hee Jung Choi, MD ; Eun-Ju Choo, MD ; Kyung-mok Sohn, MD ; Shinwon Lee, MD ; Hyun Ha Chang, MD, PhD ; Ji Hwan Bang, MD ; Su Jin Lee, MD ; Jae Hoon Lee, MD ; Seong Yeon Park, MD ; Min Hyok Jeon, MD ; Na Ra Yun, MD ; Myoung-don Oh, MD, PhD

    Frequency of Chlorhexidine and Quarternary Ammonium Compound Resistance Genes in Pediatric Strains of MRSA
    James Johnson, MD MPH ; Elizabeth Saye, B.S. ; Natalia Jimenez-Truque, MQC MSCI ; Isaac Thomsen, MD ; C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
  • QAC Poster_Final.pdf (142.7 kB)
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