Program Schedule

New Insights into the Prevention and Control of MDR GNR

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109-AB

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Epidemiologists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, Thammasat University and L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

2:00 PM
Phenotypic Definitions for Identifying Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Nora Chea, MD ; Sandra N. Bulens, MPH ; Thiphasone Kongphet-Tran ; Valerie Albrecht ; Ruth Lynfield, MD ; Kristin M Shaw, MPH, CIC ; Marion Kainer, MBBS, MPH ; Daniel Muleta ; Lucy Wilson, MD ; Elisabeth Vaeth, MPH ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD ; Cathleen Concannon, MPH ; Erin C. Phipps, DVM ; Karissa Culbreath, PhD ; Sarah Jackson Janelle, MPH ; Wendy Bamberg, MD ; Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH
2:30 PM
Prevalence of KPC-possessing Klebsiella pneumoniae in New York City: Have We Turned the Corner?
Marie Abdallah, MD ; Olawole Olafisoye, MD ; Christopher Cortes, MD ; Clayton Charles, MD ; Carl Urban, PhD ; David Landman, MD ; John Quale, MD
2:45 PM
Acinetobacter Baumannii: Concomitant Contamination of Air and Environmental Surfaces Based on the Anatomic Source of Colonization
Luis Shimose, M.D. ; Eriko Masuda, BA ; Maroun Sfeir, MD ; Ana Berbel Caban, M.D. ; Dennise Depascale, MT ; Timothy Cleary, PhD ; L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD
3:00 PM
Use of Tigecycline in Patients with Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) is Associated with Increased Risk for Readmissions with CRKP
Julia Messina ; Eric Cober, MD ; Sandra S. Richter, MD ; Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Robert Salata, MD ; Scott Evans, PhD ; Robert Bonomo, MD ; Vance Fowler, MD ; David Van Duin, MD, PhD

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A. Apisarnthanarak, None

L. S. Munoz-Price, None

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