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

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Data Quality Assessment of the Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance Data in California Hospitals
Carla Cueva, MPH, MS ; Dirk Winston, BA ; Lynn Janssen, MS, CIC, CHCQ ; Neely Kazerouni, DrPH, MPH
The Misidentification of Preventable Infections: MRSA LabID events
Christina Silkaitis, MT (ASCP), CIC ; Larysa Fedoriw, MPH, CIC ; Maureen Bolon, MD, MS ; Cynthia Barnard, MBA, MSJS, CPHQ ; Teresa Zembower, MD, MPH, FIDSA
State Department of Health Requirements for Reporting of Antibiotic Resistant Infections by Physicians
Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH ; Eileen J. Carter, PhD, RN ; Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN ; Elaine Larson, RN, PhD, FAAN, CIC, FIDSA, FSHEA
Including the Economic Value of Mortality Risk Reductions in Cost-Benefits Analysis (CBA) of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Robert Scott II, PhD ; Rachel Slayton, PhD, MPH ; James Baggs, PhD ; John Jernigan, MD, MS
  • Scott_CDI_VSL_IDWeek2015.pdf (201.8 kB)
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    Surveillance for Extrapulmonary Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria —Seek and You Shall Find, Oregon 2014–2015
    Genevieve L. Buser, MDCM, MSHP ; P. Maureen Cassidy, MPH ; Matthew R. Laidler, MPH, MA ; Paul R. Cieslak, MD ; Zintars G. Beldavs, MS
    Epidemiology of Invasive Candidiasis in the United States, 2002-2012
    Sara Strollo, MPH ; Michail Lionakis, MD, ScD ; Claudia Steiner, MD, MPH ; Rebecca Prevots, PhD, MPH
    Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections in Ontario, Canada: 1992-2013
    Christopher Kandel, MD ; Nick Daneman, MD, MSc ; Walt Demczuk, BSc ; Wayne Gold, MD, FRCPC ; Karen Green, MSc ; Amanda Hong, BSc ; Irene Martin, BSc ; Agron Plevneshi, BSc ; Wallis Rudnick, MSc ; Ray Saginur, MD ; Benjamin Schwartz, MD ; Abdu Sharkawy, MD, FRCPC ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Gregory Tyrrell, PhD ; Louis Valiquette, MD, MSc ; Allison Mcgeer, MD, MSc, FSHEA
    Factors Associated with Bloodstream Infection Present on Hospital Admission
    Sainfer Aliyu, MSEd, MHPM, BSN, RN ; Bevin Cohen, MPH, MPhil ; Elaine Larson, RN, PhD, FAAN, CIC, FIDSA, FSHEA
    The  First Point Prevalence Survey of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in a Japanese University Hospital: A Pilot Study
    Hiroshi Morioka, M.D. ; Aki Hirabayashi, M.D. ; Mitsutaka Iguchi, M.D. ; Yuka Tomita, M.D., Ph.D. ; Daizo Kato, M.D. ; Yoshinori Ito, MD ; Tetsuya Yagi, MD, PhD
  • IDSA 2015 No. 318.pdf (227.5 kB)
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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.