Poster Abstract Session:
114. Healthcare-associated Outbreaks and Pseudo Outbreaks
Friday, October 4, 2013: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Poster Hall C

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Risk Factors for Fungal Infection Following Contaminated Epidural Glucocorticoid Injections in Tennessee
Brynn Berger, MPH, CIC ; Andrew Wiese, MPH ; Meredith Kanago, MSPH ; Jennifer Ward, MS ; Jea-Young Min, PharmD, MPH ; Marion A. Kainer, MBBS, MPH

Targeting Outreach to Exposed Patients by Modeling of Remaining Infection Risk in a Fungal Infection Outbreak, Tennessee 2012
Meredith Kanago, MSPH ; Andrew Wiese, MPH ; Brynn Berger, MPH, CIC ; Jennifer Ward, MS ; Jea Young Min, PharmD, MPH ; Marion a. Kainer, MBBS, MPH

Impact of Public Health Actions Taken During an Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis Associated with Contaminated Methylprednisolone Acetate Injections
Rachel Smith, MD MPH ; Matthew Wise, PhD ; Gordana Derado, PhD ; Martin I. Meltzer, PhD, MS ; Julie Harris, PhD, MPH ; Tom Chiller, MD, MPH ; Benjamin Park, MD

Treatment Regimens and Disease Progression in an Outbreak of Fungal Infections Caused by Contaminated Methylprednisolone Acetate Injections in Tennessee
Jea Young Min, PharmD, MPH ; Jennifer Ward, MS ; Andrew Wiese, MPH ; Brynn Berger, MPH, CIC ; Meredith Kanago, MSPH ; Marion A. Kainer, MBBS, MPH

An outbreak of invasive Aspergillus flavus infection in a cardiac surgical intensive care unit
Hiroyuki Kunishima, MD, PhD ; Yoshihiro Honda, MD, PhD ; Junichi Chiba, MT ; Koichi Tokuda, MD, PhD, MPH ; Mitsuo Kaku, MD, PhD
  • IDSA2013vol.1.1.pdf (2.2 MB)

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    Invasive Aspergillosis outbreak in a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
    Chia-Yin Chong, MBBS, MRCP, Paediatrics ; Koh-Cheng Thoon, MBBS, MRCP ; Natalie W. H. Tan, MBBS, MRCPCH ; Nancy Tee, MBBS, FRCP ( Path) ; Matthias Maiwald, MD, FRCPA ; Siok Hong Lim, MPH ; Hernie Mohd Yunos, BHSN ; Chin Bee Tan, RN ; Wan Sin Lim, RN
  • IDSA IA.pdf (806.3 kB)

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    Evaluation of Healthcare-Associated Invasive Group A Streptococcus Outbreaks in New York State, 2009?2012
    Michelle L. March, MPH ; Jessica M. Jackson, RN, MPH ; Monica Quinn, RN, MS, CIC ; Emily C. Lutterloh, MD, MPH

    Outbreak of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (EKM) in a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH)
    Nicholas Moore, MS, MLS(ASCP) ; Massimo Pacilli, MS MPH ; Kingsley Weaver, MPH ; Saadeh Ewaidah, MD MPH ; Margaret Okodua, NP ; David W. Hines, MD ; Stephanie Black, MD, MSc

  • poster idweek.pdf (846.0 kB)

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    Regional Surveillance of Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis due to Adenovirus Type 8 after an Outbreak at an Ophthalmology Clinic
    Andrew Wiese, MPH ; Margaret Zylstra, RN ; Melissa Lacourse, RN ; Brynn Berger, MPH, CIC ; Marion a. Kainer, MBBS, MPH
  • IDWeek2013_EKC2.pdf (929.7 kB)

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    A Pseudo-Outbreak of Penicillium in an Outpatient Gynecology and Obstetric Clinic
    Kerri Huber, MSN, RN ; Lisa Grubb, MSN, RN, CIC, WOCN, C/DONA ; Geeta Sood, MD ; Lisa Dam ; Stefan Riedel, MD, PhD ; Jonathan M. Zenilman, MD, FIDSA

    Pseudo-Outbreak of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in a tertiary care paediatric hospital
    Isabel Garcia De La Fuente, MD MSc ; Sarah Wizman, MD ; Celine Laferriere, MD ; Maude Saint-Jean, MD
  • ERposterIDSA2013.23upload.pdf (1013.2 kB)
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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.