Poster Abstract Session:
53. C. difficile Prevention and Carriage
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention and P. Pediatric and Perinatal Infections

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID


Potential for Transmission of Spores by Patients with Undiagnosed C. Difficile Infection
Venkata Sunkesula, M.D, M.S ; Sirisha Kundrapu, M.D. ; Abhishek Deshpande, M.D., Ph.D. ; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S. ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD

Contamination of Hospital Food with Clostridium difficile
Hoonmo L. Koo, MD ; Charles Darkoh ; Diana C. Koo, MPA ; John Van, BS ; Zhi-Dong Jiang ; Theresa Dildy, MS ; Margaret Price, PHD ; Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, M.S. ; Herbert DuPont, MD, FIDSA

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) Impact on Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI)
Graeme Forrest, MBBS ; Jerusha Taylor, Pharm D ; Shahrzad Mohammadi, BS, MPH ; John Townes, MD ; Jenn Boyer, Pharm D ; Amy Win
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    A Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Stewardship Initiative improves timing and appropriateness of CDI therapy
    Lucy Jury, N.P. ; Brett Sitzlar, B.S. ; Elizabeth Flannery, BSN, RN ; Myreen Tomas, M.D. ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD

    Clostridium difficile  (CDI) and Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Co-Infection among Admitted Patients in Alberta, Canada
    Kathryn Bush, MSc ; Kimberley Simmonds, MSc ; Jenine Leal, MSc ; Andrea Durette ; Elizabeth Henderson, PhD

    How Smart is the chart? Diarrhea, documentation, fecal incontinence and Clostridium difficile Infection
    Lucy Jury, N.P. ; Brett Sitzlar, B.S. ; Usha Stiefel, M.D. ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD

    Clostridium difficile Colonization: Admission Prevalence and Clinical Epidemiology
    Tracy Bae, MD ; Jonathan Grein, MD ; Raymond Chan, PhD ; Margie Morgan, PhD ; Rehka Murthy, MD

    Clostridium difficile and Norovirus Coinfection
    Alison Ludwig, MD ; Patricia Schirmer, MD ; Cynthia Lucero, MD ; Russell Ryono, Pharm. D. ; Gina Oda, MS ; Mark A. Winters, MA ; Kim Sato ; Archana Maniar, M.D. ; Carol Fleming ; Mark Holodniy, MD

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    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.