Oral Abstract Session:
127. The NICU and Beyond
Friday, October 9, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 32--ABC

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Joseph Cantey, MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center and Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FPIDS, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine/Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic

10:30 AM
Active Surveillance Cultures and Decolonization to Reduce NICU Staphylococcus aureus Infections
Victor O. Popoola, MBBS, MPH, ScM ; Elizabeth Colantuoni, PhD ; Nuntra Suwantarat, MD ; Karen C. Carroll, MD, FIDSA ; Susan W Aucott, MD ; Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, FIDSA, FSHEA
10:42 AM
Natural Killer Cell Dysfunction in HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants
Christiana Smith, MD ; Emilie Jalbert, MSc ; Volia De Almeida, MD ; Marisa Mussi-Pinhata, MD ; Rachel Cohen, MPH ; Qilu Yu, PhD ; Fabiana Amaral, MD ; Jorge Pinto, MD, DSc ; Jorge Alarcon, MD, MPH ; George Siberry, MD, MPH, FPIDS ; Adriana Weinberg, MD, FIDSA
10:54 AM
Do Intra-Abdominal Conditions Represent an Independent Risk Factor for Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) in the NICU?
Maya Dahan, MDCM (C) ; Shauna O'donnell, BA ; Julie Hebert, MDCM ; Milagros Gonzales, MSc ; Bonita Lee, MD MSc FRCPC ; A. Uma Chandran, MD MPH FRCP(C) ; Samantha Woolsey, RN BSc(N) ; Sandra Excoredo, MD FRCPC ; Heather Chinnery, RN MN ; Caroline Quach, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA
11:06 AM
Probiotics protect against necrotizing enterocolitis, blood-stream infections and mortality in preterm infants: a retrospective, multicenter time series analysis of more than 4,000 ELBW infants
Luisa a. Denkel, PhD ; Frank Schwab, PhD ; Lars Garten, MD ; Christine Geffers, MD ; Petra Gastmeier, MD, FSHEA ; Brar Piening, MD
11:18 AM
A Syndromic Evidence-Based Antibiotic Prescribing Tool To Improve Empiric Therapy for 1-90 Day Febrile Infants
E. Kent Korgenski, MS ; Chris Stockmann, MSc ; Per Gesteland, MD ; Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS ; Emily Thorell, MD, MSCI ; Edward Stenehjem, MD MSc ; Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD ; Jared Olson, PharmD ; Carrie L. Byington, MD, FIDSA
11:30 AM
Evaluating Intermittent Pulse Oximetry Use In Non-hypoxemic Hospitalized Bronchiolitis Patients
Gina Weddle, DNP, RN, CPNP ; Russell Mcculloh, MD ; Michael Koster, MD ; Matthew Johnson, MD ; Vanessa Hill, MD ; Kristin Koehn, MD ; Shawn Ralston, MD ; Brian Alverson, MD
11:42 AM

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