Program Schedule

Epidemiology of MRSA and Impact of Control Interventions

Friday, October 10, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 111-AB

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

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Loren Miller, MD, MPH, Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Kyle Popovich, MD, Rush University Medical Center

10:30 AM
Whole Genome Sequencing for Cluster Detection of USA300 MRSA in an Urban Community
Kyle Popovich, MD ; Stefan Green, PhD ; Bala Hota, MD, MPH ; Alla Aroutcheva, MD, PhD ; Mary K Hayden, MD ; Robert A Weinstein, MD
10:45 AM
Chlorhexidine (CHG) and mupirocin susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates in the REDUCE-MRSA trial
Karen Lolans, BS ; Katherine Haffenreffer, BS ; Taliser Avery, MS ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Haiying Li, Pharm. D. ; Rebecca E. Kaganov, BA ; Julie Lankiewicz, MPH ; Julia Moody, MS ; Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Robert A. Weinstein, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Jason Hickok, RN, MBA ; John Jernigan, MD, MS ; Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, FACP, FACMI ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Richard Platt, MD, MS, FSHEA ; Mary K Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
11:00 AM
Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Long Term Care is Possible While Maintaining Patient Socialization without Isolation
Becky Smith, MD ; Susan Boehm, RN BSN ; Jennifer Beaumont, MS ; Ari Robicsek, MD ; Parul Patel, BS MT(ASCP), CCRP ; Donna Schora, MT(ASCP) ; Deborah Burdsall, RN-BC, CIC ; Kari Peterson, BA ; Maureen Fausone, BA ; Lance Peterson, MD
11:15 AM
Routine Use of Chlorhexidine-Based Body Wash Associated with a Reduction in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Colonization among Military Trainees
Michael Ellis, MD ; Wei-Ju Chen, PhD ; Carey Schlett, MPH ; Tianyuan Cui, MA ; Katrina Crawford, MS ; Stephanie Morrison-Rodriguez, MPH ; Jeffrey Lanier, MD ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH ; Eugene Millar, PhD
11:30 AM
Impact of De-escalating Contact Precautions on MRSA Infection Rates in an Academic Medical Center
Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH ; Michael Stevens, MD, MPH ; Janis Ober, RN, MSN
11:45 AM
The Effect of Universal Glove and Gown Use on Adverse Events in the Benefits of Universal Glove and Gown (BUGG) Cluster Randomized Trial
Lindsay Croft, MS ; Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH ; Lisa Pineles, MA ; Patricia Langenberg, PhD ; Michelle Shardell, PhD ; Linda Simoni-Wastila, BSPharm, MSPH, PhD ; Daniel Morgan, MD, MS

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L. Miller, None

K. Popovich, None

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