Oral Abstract Session:
215. Children Getting Sick from Healthcare Pediatric HAIs
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 275-277

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Kari Simonsen, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, FIDSA, FSHEA, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

10:45 AM
Antiseptic Tolerant Staphylococcus aureus in Children: A Consequence of Healthcare Exposure or A Community Pathogen?
Jonathon Mcneil, MD ; Kristina Hulten, PhD ; Edward O. Mason Jr., PhD, FIDSA ; Sheldon L. Kaplan, MD, FIDSA
11:00 AM
Infectious complications in children supported by ventricular assist devices (VAD) at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH): a contemporary report
Claire E. Bocchini, MD ; Iki Adachi, MD ; Aamir Jeewa, MD ; Barbara Elias, RN ; Sebastian Tume, MD ; Jack Price, MD ; Antonio Cabrera, MD
11:15 AM
Pediatric Dental Clinic Associated-Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus Infections
Lindsay Hatzenbuehler, MD, MPH ; Cherie Drenzek, MS, DVM ; Melissa Tobin-D'angelo, MD, MPH ; Gianna Peralta, MPH ; Evan J. Anderson, MD ; Jumi Yi, MD ; Craig Shapiro, MD ; Shelly Abramowicz, DMD, MPH ; Lisa Cranmer, MD, MPH ; Steve Shore, MD ; Melissa Statham, MD ; Joseph Hilinski, MD ; Paula Harmon, MD ; Sivi Baktha, MD ; Joseph Williams, MD ; Frank Berkowitz, MD, MPH ; Sarah Milla, MD ; Verlia Gower, MD ; Matthew Whitley, MD ; Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, FIDSA, FPIDS
11:30 AM
Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Surveillance in Children: To Screen or Not to Screen?
Carolyn Khong, MPH, CIC ; Wendi Gornick, MS, CIC ; Jasjit Singh, MD
11:45 AM
Extended Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Finnish Pediatric Patients: Majority Did not Persist as Carriers
Emmi Sarvikivi, M.D., Ph.D. ; Anu Pätäri-Sampo, M.D., Ph.D. ; Leena Simons, RN ; Harri Saxén, M.D., Ph.D., Prof.

CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:

See more of: Oral Abstract Session

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.