Poster Abstract Session:
47. Healthcare-Associated Outbreaks
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: O. Outbreak Investigations

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


An Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Among Cardiovascular Surgery Patients Related to Intrinsically-Contaminated Ultrasound Transmission Gel
Victoria Russo, MPH ; Paul Chittick, MD ; Matthew Sims, MD, PhD ; Sue Oleszkowicz, MPH ; Kara Sawarynski, PhD ; Jeffrey Band, MD
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    An Outbreak of Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infections in Veterans Treated with Skin Substitute Grafts at a Podiatry Clinic
    John Sellick, D.O., M.S. ; Alan Lesse, MD ; Richard Martinello, MD ; Stephen Kralovic, MD, MPH ; Elaine Watson, R.N., C.I.C. ; Lisa McCabe, R.N. ; Karen Schoenhals, R.N.
  • GAS Poster IDWeek 2012.pdf (627.6 kB)

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    Simultaneous Outbreaks of Extensively Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae in an Intensive Care Unit: Interruption of Epidemic but not Endemic Transmission
    Nadia Huq, MD, MPH ; Kyle Enfield, MD MS ; Megan Gosseling, RN MSN CIC ; Darla Low, RN BSN ; Denise Toney, PhD ; John R. Kundzins, BS ; Amy Mathers, MD ; Costi D. Sifri, MD

    Identification of a Cluster of Colistin Non-Susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates
    Kristina St. Clair, DO ; Emil Lesho, DO ; Yoon Kwak, MS ; Paige Waterman, MD ; Lauren Fiske, MD ; Omolara Alao, MD ; Lindsay Stevenson, PhD ; Glenn Wortmann, MD

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    Is Bacillus a cereus problem?
    Odaliz Abreu Lanfranco, Odaliz ; Bharath Sunkara, MD ; Mohan Palla, MBBS ; Shahrukh Khan, MBBS ; Vamsi Kuchipudi, MD ; Satya Datla, MBBS ; Elaine Flanagan, BSN, MSA ; Paul Lephart, PhD ; Hossein Salimnia, PhD ; Teena Chopra, MD, MPH ; Sorabh Dhar, MD ; Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

    Transmission of Isoniazid-resistant Tuberculosis by a Nurse with Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    Marci Drees, MD, MS ; Marcia Brinker, RN ; Carol Briody, MT (ASCP), CIC ; Tabe Mase, APN ; Kathleen Wroten, RN, CIC ; Marie O'Leary, RN

    An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis: Importance of a weighing machine for diapers as a possible transmission route
    Masumitsu Hatta, MD, PhD ; Hiroyuki Kunishima, MD, PhD ; Etsuko Kanazawa, NS ; Shinya Inomata, MD ; Noriomi Ishibashi, MD ; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD ; Shiro Endo, MD, PhD ; Tetsuji Aoyagi, MD, PhD ; Yoshiaki Gu, MD, MPH ; Mitsuhiro Yamada, MD, PhD ; Hisakazu Yano, MD, PhD ; Koichi Tokuda, MD, PhD, MPH ; Miho Kitagawa ; Mitsuo Kaku, MD, PhD
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    Investigation of a Prolonged Group A Streptococcal Outbreak among Residents of a Skilled Nursing Facility, Georgia, 2009-2011
    Kathleen Dooling, MD, MPH ; Duc Nguyen, MD ; Matthew Crist, MD, MPH ; Jennifer Bass ; Lauren Lorentzson, MPH ; Karrie-Ann E Toews, MPH ; Nimalie Stone, MD, MS ; Bernard Beall, PhD ; Chris Van Beneden, MD, MPH

    Investigations and hospital surveillance of post-flood black water outbreaks
    Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD ; Thana Khawcharoenporn, MD ; Linda Mundy, MD

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