Poster Abstract Session:
58. Novel Devices and Technologies
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention and O. Outbreak Investigations

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Detecting Pertussis Using Voice Recognition Technology
Danny Parker, PhD ; Joseph Picone, PhD ; Amir Harati, MS ; Shuang Lu ; Marion H. Jenkyns ; Philip M. Polgreen, MD

Using wearable electronic sensors for assessing contacts between individuals at hospital: a tool for studying transmission of hospital acquired infection
Philippe Vanhems, MD, PhD ; Corinne Régis ; Alain Barrat, PhD ; Ciro Cattuto, PhD ; Jean-François Pinton, PhD ; Nagham Khanafer, PharmD ; Vanessa Escuret, PhD ; Bruno Lina ; Nicolas Voirin, PhD

Detection of microorganisms and mutations by semi-conductor based sequencing
Lavorka Degoricija, Ph.D. ; Craig Cummings ; Nisha Mulaken, Ph.D. ; Elena Bolchakova, Ph.D. ; jen-Kuei Liu ; Rixun Fang ; Manohar Furtado, Ph.D.

Impact of Alcohol Impregnated Protectors on Incidence of Catheter- Associated Blood Stream Infections
Jennie Mayfield, CIC ; Faisal Alasmari, MD ; Nupur D. Kittur, PhD, MPH ; Anthony J. Russo, MPH ; Kathleen McMullen, MPH, CIC ; Kathleen Rensing ; Erik Dubberke, MD, MSPh

Targeted Investigation of Outbreaks of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection using Whole Genome Sequences
Timothy Walker ; Camila Ip ; Jason Evans ; Georgia Kapatai ; Ruth Harrell ; Martin Dedicoat ; Philip Monk ; Peter Hawkey ; Julian Parkhill ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; Rory Bowden, PhD ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; E. Grace Smith ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil

The Application of Whole Genome Sequencing in Understanding the Role of Patients in the Nosocomial Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus
James Price ; Tanya Golubchik ; Elizabeth Batty, PhD ; Camilla Ip ; Kevin Cole ; Daniel Wilson, DPhil ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; Rory Bowden, PhD ; John Paul ; Martin Llewelyn
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    Use of Administrative Data to Investigate Possible TB Transmission in an Outpatient Setting
    Maryam Shafaee, MD ; Gretchen Copeland, DrEd, RN ; Janet Eagan, RN, MPH ; Catherine Hydzik, RN ; Donna Schick, RN ; Crystal Son, MPH ; Kent A. Sepkowitz, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

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