Poster Abstract Session:
54. MRSA, MSSA, Enterococci
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Poster Hall C

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID


Environmental contamination with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin resistant Enterococcus after routine cleaning and disinfection of hospital rooms
Brett Sitzlar, B.S. ; Abhishek Deshpande, M.D., Ph.D. ; Dennis Fertelli ; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S. ; Priyaleela Thota, MD ; Erica Pozwick ; Sirisha Kundrapu, M.D. ; Venkata C.K. Sunkesula, M.D., M.S ; Amy Ray, MD ; Robert Salata, MD ; Curtis Donskey, MD

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Surveillance Culture as a Predictor for MRSA-Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Brandon Mullins, Pharm.D. ; Dusten T. Rose, Pharm.D. ; Sandra Kuehl, Pharm.D., BCPS
  • MRSA-PCR v3.pdf (1.1 MB)

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    A comparison of Staphylococcus aureus incident nosocomial clinical culture rates among methicillin-resistant S. aureus carriers and non-carriers in the Veterans Affairs
    Makoto Jones, MD, MS ; Jose Campo, MD ; Benedikt Huttner, MD, MS ; Karim Khader, PhD ; Christopher Nielson, MD, MPH ; Michael Rubin, MD, PhD ; Frederick Adler, PhD ; Matthew Samore, MD

    Effect of Contact Precautions on Frequency of Hospital Adverse Events
    Lindsay Croft, MS ; Preeti Mehrotra, MD ; Hannah Day, PhD ; Beth Lamos, MD ; Ryan Arnold, MD ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH ; Daniel Morgan, MD, MS

    Randomized, Double-Blinded Study on Decolonization Procedures for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among HIV-infected Adults
    Amy Weintrob, MD ; Ionut Bebu, PhD ; Erica Johnson, MD ; Tahaniyat Lalani, MD ; Alona Diem ; Brian Agan, MD ; Nancy Crum-Cianflone, MD MPH
  • IDCRP_MRSA Poster IDSA.pdf (194.2 kB)

  • 353
    Cost-Effectiveness of Screening-Based Strategies to Prevent MRSA Transmission and Infection
    Courtney A. Gidengil, MD, MPH ; Charlene Gay, BA ; Grace Lee, MD, MPH

    Risk Factor Analysis of Nosocomial MRSA Infection in Pospartum Women and Newborns using a Cluster-based Case Control Study
    David S. Yassa, MD ; Baevin S. Carbery, MPH ; Jocelyn A. Pedrick ; Long H. Ngo, PhD ; Munish Gupta, MD, MMSc ; George M. Eliopoulos, MD ; Howard S. Gold, MD ; Sharon B. Wright, MD MPH

    Vancomycin Experience in Physician Office Infusion Centers
    Ramesh V. Nathan, MD ; Richard C. Prokesch, MD, FACP, FIDSA ; John S. Adams, MD ; Quyen Luu, MD ; Kimberly A. Couch, PharmD, MA ; Lucinda J. Van Anglen, PharmD
  • Vancomycinin_OPAT_Poster.pdf (1.3 kB)

  • 357
    Infectious Diseases consultation improves adherence to IDSA Treatment Guidelines in the Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Won K. Chung, MD ; Sharon Onguti, MD ; Philip Keiser, MD ; Sofia Ansari, MD ; A. Clinton White
  • IDSAposter.pdf (468.0 kB)

  • 358
    Epidemiology of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bloodstream Co-infection among Patients with Candidemia in Atlanta, GA, 2008-2011
    Jessica Reno, MPH ; Saumil S. Doshi, MD ; Janine Scott, MPH ; Betsy Stein, RN, BSN ; Monica M. Farley, MD ; Susan M. Ray, MD ; Jesse T. Jacob, MD

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia (SAB): Age-Related Trends in the Prevalence of SCCmec types Over 11 y
    Riad Khatib, MD ; Mamta Sharma, MD ; Leonard Johnson, MD ; Kathleen Riederer, BS, MT ; Stephen Shemes, BS ; Kristian Cruz, BS

    Antibiotics For MRSA Skin And Soft Tissue Infections: The Challenge Of Outpatient Therapy
    Amy Pate, MD ; Hossein Kalantari, MD, MPH ; Getaw Worku Hassen, MD, PhD
  • ID week poster.png (478.3 kB)

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    Evaluation of a Real-Time blaZ PCR Compared to the Penicillin Disk Zone-Edge Test for Detection of Beta-Lactamase Producing Staphylococcus aureus
    Nancy Watz, CLS (ASCP), M.S. ; Shirley De La Rama, CLS (ASCP) ; Niaz Banaei, MD ; Bertha Ballesteros Silva ; Martha Moreno Mendez
  • blaZ PCR poster_363.pdf (866.2 kB)

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    Temporal and Spatial Persistence of MRSA strains in Community Settings
    Kristin Mccarthy, BS, MS ; Lisa Hines, RN, CIC ; Yosef Khan, MBBS, MPH, PhD ; Preeti Pancholi, PhD ; Shu-Hua Wang, MD, MPH&TM ; Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH

    ACME, a USA300 Virulence Element, Is Present in MSSA Isolates from Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (uSSTIs) in a Multicenter Trial (DMID Prot. 07-0051)
    Michael Z David, MD PhD ; Henry F. Chambers, MD ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH ; C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH ; Susan Boyle-Vavra, PhD ; Neha Kumar, M.D. ; Julia Sieth, B.A. ; Robert Daum, MD

    Incidence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Bacterial Isolates Among Patients with Febrile Neutropenia
    Katherine Pleasants, PharmD ; Saira Rab, PharmD, BCPS ; Marjorie Curry, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP ; Jennifer Lafollette, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP ; Sheetal Kandiah, MD MPH

    Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Health Workers in Lima, Peru
    Claudia Taramona, MD ; Ashley Hall, PharmD, MPH ; Daniela Moreno, B.S. ; Daniella Angulo, MD ; Lizeth Astocondor, MT ; Gertrudis Horna, Lic MT ; Laura Mori, MD ; Mary Perri, MT ; Coralith Garcia, MD ; Marcus Zervos, MD

    Transmission of Staphylococcus Aureus among the Households of CA-MRSA Infected Cases: a Pooled Analysis of Primary Data from 3 Studies across International Settings
    Justin Knox, MPH ; Miranda van Rijen ; Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD ; Cory Hafer ; Glenny Vasquez ; Peter Vavagiakis ; Qiuhu Shi, PhD ; Paul Johnson, MBBS, FRACP, PhD ; Geoffrey Coombs, BApplSc PGDip(Biomed) ; Marjolein Kluytmans - Van Den Bergh ; Jan Kluytmans, MD, PhD ; Catherine Bennett, BSc(Hons), MApplEpid, PhD ; Franklin Lowy, MD
  • IDWeek Poster 130924 PDF.pdf (616.7 kB)

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    Cost-of-illness analysis of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Nisha Thampi, MD, MSc ; Adrienne Showler, MD ; Lisa Burry, PharmD ; Marilyn Steinberg, RN ; Chaim Bell, MD, PhD ; Andrew Morris, MD, SM

    Clinical implication of cefazolin inoculum effect on Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Shinwon Lee, MD ; Ki Tae Kwon, MD, PhD ; Hye-In Kim, MD ; Hyun Ha Chang, MD, PhD ; Jong-Myung Lee, MD, PhD ; Pyoeng Gyun Choe, MD ; Wan Beom Park, MD, PhD ; Nam Joong Kim, MD, PhD ; Myoung-Don Oh, MD, PhD ; Shin-Woo Kim, MD, PhD

    Daptomycin Non-susceptible Enterococcus faecium: Emerging Pathogen or Microscan™ Pseudo-Phenomenon?
    Jacqueline M. Mills, MPP ; Deanna Rossi, PharmD ; Elizabeth O'Gara, PharmD ; Wendy Gillespie, MT, ASCP ; Eva Piessens, MD, MPH ; Robert Duncan, MD, MPH
  • IDW Poster Final.pdf (345.9 kB)

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    Risk Factors for Isolation of Daptomycin Non-Susceptible Enterococci: A Case-Case Control Study
    Neha Balmoori, MD ; Alan Gross, PharmD ; Andre C. Kalil, MD, MPH ; Elizabeth Lyden, MS ; Mark E. Rupp, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Trevor C. Van Schooneveld, MD
  • DNSE RF Poster IDWEEK 2013.pdf (403.3 kB)

  • 381
    Risk Factors and Outcomes Associated with Daptomycin-Resistant Enterococcal Infection
    Kristy Tsau, PharmD ; Jihye Kim, PharmD ; Michael Katzman, MD, FIDSA
  • IDWeek Poster Handout JK.pdf (335.2 kB)

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    Reduction of Staphylococcus aureus Carriage by Non-Antibiotic NOZIN® Nasal Sanitizer® Antiseptic
    Lisa Steed, PhD ; Justin Costello, BA ; Shivangi Lohia, MD ; Taylor Jones, BS ; Ernst Wm Spannhake, PhD ; Shaun Nguyen, MD, MA, CPI
  • poster_final2_1024.pdf (438.0 kB)

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    Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Patients with Bloodstream Infection (BSI) Identified by the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program (CNISP), 2008-2010
    George Golding, PhD ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC, FACP ; Linda Pelude, MSc ; Elizabeth Bryce, MD FRCPC ; Charles Frenette, MD ; Kevin Katz, MD CM, MSc ; Mark Loeb, MD, MSc ; Allison McGeer, MD, FRCPC ; Aboubakar Mounchili, DVM, MSc, PhD ; Michael Mulvey, PhD ; Stephanie Smith, MD, MSc ; Karl Weiss, MD, MSc, FRCPC

    The Molecular Epidemiology of Incident Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Cases among Hospitalized Patients in Alberta, Canada
    Jenine Leal, MSc ; Sumana Fathima ; Vincent Li ; Kathryn Bush, MSc ; David Vickers, PhD ; Linda Chui, MD ; Marie Louie, MD ; A. Mark Joffe, MD ; Elizabeth Henderson, PhD

    Development and Validation of a Simple and Easy-to-Employ Electronic Algorithm for Identifying Clinical MRSA Infection
    Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc ; Judith Strymish, MD ; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH

    Assessing Attributable Cost and Length of Stay of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) at a Canadian Hospital
    Elisa Lloyd-Smith, PhD ; Patrick Lloyd-Smith, MA ; Jaime Younger, MA ; Victor Leung, MD, FRCPC ; Howard Green, MBA ; Marc G. Romney, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H

    Effects of Care Bundle for Preventing Orthopedic Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Surgical Site Infections (SSI)
    Hideki Kawamura, MD, PhD ; Akari Shigemi, PhD ; Toyoyasu Koriyama, MT ; Kazuaki Matsumoto, PhD ; Michiyo Orita ; Setsuro Komiya, MD, PhD ; Koichi Tokuda, MD, PhD, MPH ; Junichiro Nishi, MD, PhD
  • 390_IDW_LAYOUT.pdf (9.8 MB)

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    Clindamycin Susceptibility of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Varies by Epidemiology and Infectious Process
    Amanda Li, PharmD ; Diana Yu, PharmD, BCPS ; Richard Ogden, Jr., PharmD ; Rangaraj Selvarangan, PhD ; Brandon French, PharmD, BCPS

    Household Transmission of Community and Health-care associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Strains
    Amna Faheem, MBBS, MPH ; Wil Ng, MHSc ; Allison Mcgeer, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC, FACP ; Antonella Gelosia, MLT ; Barbara Willey, ART ; Christine Watt, MSc, MLT ; David Richardson, MD ; Henry Wong, PhD ; Krystyna Ostrowska, MD ; Lee Vernich, MSc ; Lisa Louie, ART, MS ; Matthew Muller, MD, PhD, FRCPC ; Piraveina Gnanasuntharam, BSc ; Vanessa Porter, MLT ; Kevin Katz, MD CM, MSc

    Longitudinal study of Iowa families to determine prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and observe colonization incidence and familial transmission
    Blake Hanson, MS ; Ashley Kates, MS ; Sean O'malley ; Sarah Farina ; Cassandra Klostermann ; James Wu ; Thomas Meirick ; Megan Quick ; Brett Forshey, PhD ; Tara Smith, PhD

    The Natural History of Colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE): A Systematic Review
    Erica S. Shenoy, MD, PhD ; Molly Paras, MD ; Farzad Noubary, PhD ; Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; David Hooper, MD

    Not Daptomycin's Fault? Potential Nosocomial Transmission of Daptomycin Non-Susceptible Enterococci
    Jessica Lewis, MD ; Amy Mathers, MD ; Heather Cox, PharmD ; Kyle Enfield, MD MS ; Costi D. Sifri, MD

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