Oral Abstract Session:
271. Controlling Resistant Gram Positive Infections
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 5--AB

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Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  David K. Warren, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Washington University School of Medicine and Loren Miller, MD, MPH, Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center

2:00 PM
Veterans Health Administration Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevention Initiative is also Reducing Nosocomial Gram-Negative Rod Bacteremia: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis
Michihiko Goto, MD, MSCI ; Jennifer Mcdanel, PhD ; Makoto Jones, MD, MS ; Kelly Richardson, PhD ; Bruce Alexander, PharmD ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA
2:15 PM
Incidence of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus Infections after Suspension of Contact Precautions (CP) for Methicillin-Resistant S. aureus (MRSA)
Paul Graman, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Mark Shelly, MD, FSHEA ; Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC ; Melissa Bronstein, RN, MPA ; Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC
2:30 PM
Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections in Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities: Targeted Prevention Efforts Needed
Cheri Grigg, DVM, MPH ; Nimalie Stone, MD ; Nicole Gualandi, RN, MS/MPH ; Wendy Bamberg, MD ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, FSHEA ; Lee Harrison, MD ; Ruth Lynfield, MD, FIDSA ; Joelle Nadle, MPH ; Susan Petit, MPH ; Susan M. Ray, MD, FIDSA ; William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; John M. Townes, MD ; Isaac See, MD
2:45 PM
Mupirocin Resistance and Chlorhexidine (CHG) Non-Susceptibility in a Large Multi-Center Sample of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Gram-Negative Rod (GNR) Isolates
Katherine Haffenreffer, BS ; Lena M Portillo, BS, MT(ASCP) ; Taliser Avery, MS ; Rebecca E. Kaganov, BA ; Lauren Shimelman, BA ; Michael V. Murphy, BA ; Julia Moody, MS ; Christopher Bushe, MSHA, MT(ASCP) ; Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Robert a. Weinstein, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Jason Hickok, RN, MBA ; Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, FACP, FACMI ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Mary K. Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
3:00 PM
Universal decolonization with mupirocin is effective in decreasement of overall hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus infection rates
Oguz Sipahi, Professor ; Bilgin Arda, Professor ; Feriha Cilli, Professor ; Demet Dikis, ICP ; Nilay Bilgili, ICP ; Hilal Sipahi, MD, PhD ; Mehmet Ozinel, Professor ; Sercan Ulusoy, Professor
3:15 PM
Daily chlorhexidine gluconate bathing for medical inpatients: Reducing the incidence of hospital-associated MRSA and VRE
Christopher F. Lowe, MD, FRCPC ; Elisa Lloyd-Smith, PhD ; Baljinder Sidhu, RN, CIC ; Azra Sharma, MLT, MSc ; Danielle Richards, RN, MA ; Thomas Kind, RN ; Victor Leung, MD, FRCPC ; Marc G. Romney, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H

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