Poster Abstract Session:
54. HAI: Outbreaks
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

A fatal case of healthcare associated Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever with severe disease and multiple complications
Mustafa Sunbul, Professor ; Saban Esen, Professor ; Tom Fletcher, MD ; Ahmet Dilek, Assoc. Prof. ; Nil Guler, Assoc. Prof. ; Nick J Beeching, MD ; Hakan Leblebicioglu, Prof.
  • Dr. Mustafa-rev.pdf (857.9 kB)
  • 340
    An Outbreak of Ocular Bacterial Conjunctivitis Due to Unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Julianne Mesa, Bachelors of Science ; Christopher Myers, PhD
    A Cluster of Fungal Corneal Transplant Infections, and the Surprisingly High Rate of Positive Cultures from Banked Corneal Tissue
    James Noble, MD, FACP ; Lynda Caine, RN BSN MPH ; Erin Fogel, M.D. ; Elizabeth Talbot, MD ; Edmund Tsui, M.D. ; Katrina Hansen, MPH ; Roza Tammer, MPH ; Michael Zegans, M.D. ; Jessa Fogel, undergraduate ; Jennifer Gittzus, MD
  • 341_IDWPOSTER.pdf (627.6 kB)
  • 342
    Health care-associated Hepatitis C Virus Infection after Prolotherapy –– California, 2015
    Monique Foster, MD, MPH ; Anne C. Moorman, BSN, MPH ; Cheri Grigg, DVM, MPH ; Mary Choi, MD ; Joseph Forbi, PhD ; Tonya Hayden, PhD ; Janice Kim, MD, MPH ; Paige Batson, RN ; Takashi Wada, MD, MPH ; Charity Dean, MD, MPH
    Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia Outbreaks in Renal Transplant Populations in Quebec, Canada: Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology
    Sébastien Poulin, MD, MSc ; Simon-Frédéric Dufresne, MD ; Philippe Dufresne, Ph.D., MSc, Mcb A., RMCCM ; Alex Carignan, MD, MSc
  • 343_IDWPOSTER.pdf (1.5 MB)
  • 344
    Cluster of Mucormycosis Infections among Patients with Hematologic Malignancies — Kansas, 2014
    Meghan Lyman, MD ; Tiffany Walker, MD ; Lauren Leigh Smith, MD ; Robert Geist, MPH, CIC ; Sheri Tubach, MPH, MS ; Anne Straily, DVM, MPH ; Joseph Scaletta, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC ; Shawn Lockhart, PhD ; Rachel M. Smith, MD, MPH ; Maroya Walters, PhD
  • Final MUCOR POSTER.pdf (447.3 kB)
  • 345
    Using Electronic Documentation for a Contact Investigation in a High Risk Oncologic Setting
    Shauna C. Usiak, MPH, CIC ; Janice Kaplan, RN, CIC ; Violet Fitzpatrick, RN, COHN ; Patrice Schwegman, BS ; Ann Martin, BS ; Mary Ann Connor, MS, RN ; Janet Eagan, RN, MPH, CIC ; Arthur E. Brown, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Mini Kamboj, MD
  • 345_IDWPOSTER_Upload.pdf (532.6 kB)
  • 346
    Failure to Isolate Patients with Tuberculosis as a Patient Safety Issue: A Retrospective, case control, multicenter study in 4 South Texas centers
    Norys a. Castro-Pena, MD ; Jose Cadena, MD ; Joel Michalek, PHD ; Heta Javeri, MD, MPH ; Jason E. Bowling, MD ; Miloni Shroff, MD, MPH ; Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD, MPH ; Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH ; Gustavo Valero, MD ; Jean Przykucki, RN ; James Jorgensen, PhD, FIDSA
  • Final Poster IDSA.pdf (1.1 MB)
  • 347
    Non-Clonal Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Complex in the Intensive Care Unit Confirmed by Genomic Analysis and Eradicated after Terminal Cleaning of the Unit
    Rabea Khedimi, MD ; Gopi Patel, MD ; Roopa Kohli-Seth, MD ; Camille Hamula, PhD ; Theodore Pak, AB ; Deena Altman, MD ; Martha Lewis, BS ; Elizabeth Somers, BS ; Robert Sebra, Ph.D. ; Harm Van Bakel, PhD ; Ali Bashir, PhD ; Andrew Kasarskis, Ph.D ; Fran Wallach, MD ; Shirish Huprikar, MD
  • B cepacia poster final.pdf (753.8 kB)
  • 348
    Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia bacteremia associated with contaminated ondasetron
    Claudia Lopez Enriquez, DR ; Jose Juan Donis-Hernandez, DR ; Pilar Escamilla-Llano, DR ; Lucia Martinez-Hernandez, DR ; Margarita Virgen-Cuevas, MD ; Jesus Alfaro, Chemical ; Carlos Villalpando, Chemical ; Gabriel Galvan-Salazar, ONCOLOGY ; Lizbett Vanessa Garcia-Montes, ONCOLOGY ; Blanca Sosa-Sanchez, NURSERY ; Veronica Rivera-Milo, NURSERY
    A Pseudo-Outbreak of Epidemiologically Linked Burkholderia cepacia complex in Clinical Cultures at Separate Outpatient Practices
    Shane Zelencik, MPH, CIC ; Becky Smith, MD ; Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC ; Donna Schora, MT(ASCP) ; Sanchita Das, MD ; Maureen Harazin, MT ; Richard Thomson Jr., PhD ; Lance Peterson, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
    Ticks Are Not the Only Vector: Platelet Transfusion-transmitted Anaplasmosis
    Antonella B. Fine, MD ; Bettina M. Knoll, MD, PhD
    First Report of Metallo-Beta-Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae Outbreak Due to A Cold Tea Dispenser in Hospital
    Kenta Ito, MD ; Hitoshi Honda, MD, PhD ; Makiko Yoshida, PhD, MPH ; Koutaro Aoki, Bachelor of master degree ; Yoshikazu Ishii, Ph.D. ; Yuho Horikoshi, MD
  • IDWEEK2015 poster KI .pdf (1.3 MB)
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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.