Oral Abstract Session:
104. HAI Outbreaks Crossing Healthcare Settings
Friday, October 4, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 300

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: academicians

Topical Category: N11. HAI outbreaks (and other types of HAIs)

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH, Washington University in St.Louis School of Medicine and Alice Guh, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


10:30 AM
A Large Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in a Hospital with a Legionella Disinfection System, Pennsylvania, 2011–2012
Alicia Demirjian, MD, MMSc ; Claressa Lucas, PhD ; Laurel Garrison, MPH ; Natalia Kozak, PhD ; Stanley States, PhD ; Ellen Brown, BS ; Jonathan Wortham, MD ; Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD, DACVPM ; Megan Casey, RN, MPH ; Chandra Marriott, MPH ; Alison Ludwig, MD ; Ali Sonel, MD ; Robert Muder, MD ; Lauri A. Hicks, DO

10:45 AM
Association between a National Outbreak of Iatrogenic Fungal Infections and Increased Utilization of Voriconazole in Adults
Yu-Lin Huang, MS ; Shmuel Shoham, MD ; Kieren A. Marr, MD, FIDSA ; Jodi Segal, MD, MPH

11:00 AM
Outbreak of Bacteremia due to Burkholderia contaminans Linked to Intravenous Fentanyl from an Institutional Compounding Pharmacy
Rebekah W. Moehring, MD, MPH ; Sarah S. Lewis, MD ; Pamela J. Isaacs, BSN MHA CIC ; Wiley A. Schell, MS ; Wayne R. Thomann, DrPH ; Mary M. Althaus, N(NRCM) ; Kevin C. Hazen, PhD ; Kristen V. Dicks, MD ; John J. Lipuma, MD ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP ; Daniel J. Sexton, MD, FIDSA

11:15 AM
Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Producing New Delhi Metallo-Beta-Lactamase at an Acute-Care Hospital — Denver, Colorado, 2012
Erin Epson, MD ; Joyanna Wendt, MD, MPH ; Larissa Pisney, M.D. ; Duncan MacCannell, PhD ; Sarah Jackson Janelle, MPH ; Brandon Kitchel, MS ; Heather O'Connell, PhD ; J. Kamile Rasheed, PhD ; Brandi Limbago, PhD ; Carolyn V. Gould, MD, MS ; Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH ; Michelle Barron, MD ; Wendy Bamberg, MD

11:30 AM
Management of Rabies Prophylaxis for Potential Bat Exposures in a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Ann Bailey, RNC-NIC, BSN, MBA ; Joanne Dixon, RN, MN ; Sarmistha B. Hauger, MD

11:45 AM
Epidemiology of a multistate outbreak of fungal infections associated with injection of compounded methylprednisolone acetate
Rachel Smith, MD MPH ; Melissa Schaefer, MD ; Anne Purfield, PhD ; Angela Cleveland, MPH ; Marion a. Kainer, MBBS, MPH ; Jennie Finks, DVM, MVPH ; Joan Duwve, MD, MPH ; Elizabeth Fontaine, MSPH ; Alvina Chu, MHS ; Barbara Carothers, LPN ; Amy Reilly, RN ; Jay Fiedler, MS ; Andrew Wiese, MPH ; Christina Feaster, RM (AAM) ; Lex Gibson, BS ; Stephanie Griese, MD ; Tom Chiller, MD, MPH ; Kaitlin Benedict, MPH ; Julie Harris, PhD, MPH ; M. Brandt, PhD ; Benjamin Park, MD

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H. M. Babcock, None

A. Guh, None

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