Oral Abstract Session:
205. MRSA Prevention and Epidemiology
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 288-290

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Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  David K. Warren, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Washington University School of Medicine and Michael Z David, MD PhD, University of Chicago Medicine

8:30 AM
Project CLEAR (Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance) randomized controlled trial (RCT): Serial decolonization of recently hospitalized methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers reduces risks of MRSA infections and all-cause infections in the 1-year post-hospitalization
Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Raveena Singh, MA ; Samantha Eells, MPH ; Adrijana Gombosev, MS ; Steven Park, MD, PhD ; James a. Mckinnell, MD ; Daniel Gillen, PhD ; Diane Kim, BS ; Raul Macias-Gil, MD ; Syma Rashid, MD ; Michael Bolaris, MD ; Suzie S. Hong, MS ; Kaye Evans, BA ; Chenghua Cao, MPH ; Thomas Tjoa, MPH, MS ; Victor Quan, BA ; Gail Simpson, MD ; Ellena Peterson, PhD ; Mary K Hayden, MD ; Jennifer Lequieu, BS ; Eric Cui, BS ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH
8:45 AM
Characterization of Clinical Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolates from Canadian Hospitals, 2010-2015
Ana Cabrera, PhD ; George Golding, PhD ; Jennifer Campbell, BSc ; Linda Pelude, MSc ; Elizabeth Bryce, MD, FRCPC ; Charles Frenette, MD, FSHEA ; Denise Gravel, BScN, MSc ; Kevin Katz, MD, CM, MSc, FRCPC ; Allison Mcgeer, MD, MSc ; Stephanie Smith, MD, MSc ; Karl Weiss, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Andrew E. Simor, MD, FRCPC, FACP
9:15 AM
Genomic Epidemiology of USA300 MRSA in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) using Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)
Kyle J Popovich, MD MS ; Stefan Green, PhD ; Koh Okamoto, MD ; Yoona Rhee, MD, ScM ; Mary K Hayden, MD ; Robert A. Weinstein, MD
9:30 AM
Eight Years of Decreased Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Healthcare-Associated Transmissions (Tx) and Infections (HAI) Associated with a Veterans Affairs Prevention Initiative
Martin Evans, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Stephen Kralovic, MD, MPH, FSHEA ; Loretta Simbartl, MS ; Rajiv Jain, MD ; Gary Roselle, MD, FIDSA
9:45 AM
Changes in Incidence and Strains of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections, 2005–2013
Isaac See, MD ; Valerie Albrecht, MPH ; Yi Mu, PhD ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, FSHEA ; Mackenzie Koeck, MPH ; Ruth Lynfield, MD, FIDSA ; Joelle Nadle, MPH ; Susan M. Ray, MD, FIDSA ; William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Brandi Limbago, PhD ; Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH

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

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