Poster Abstract Session:
53. HAI: Environment and Device Cleaning
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Transmission of VIM-producing Enterobacteriaceae over a two-year period linked to contaminated drains
Heather Candon, B. Sc. M.Sc. CIC ; Larissa Matukas, MD, FRCPC ; Samir Patel, PhD ; Roberto Melano, PhD ; Nathalie Tijet, PhD ; Alireza Eshaghi, PhD ; Allison Mcgeer, MD, MSc ; Jennie Johnstone, MD
Pseudomonas Putida (PsP) Cluster Associated with a Contaminated Bronchoscope(B) in a Medical ICU (MICU) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Ashley Querry, BS, CIC ; Amy Metzger, BS, MT (ASCP), CIC, CHI ; Alison Galdys, MD ; Anthony Pasculle, ScD ; Edgar Delgado, RRT, FAARC ; Michael Donahoe, MD ; Carlene Muto, MD, MS, FSHEA
Investigating A Mycobacterium Avium Complex Pseudo-outbreak Associated with Outpatient Bronchoscopy Clinic: Lessons for Reprocessing
Jessica Seidelman, M.D. ; Sarah S. Lewis, MD MPH ; Art Keating, BA, MS, RN, BSN ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, MBA, CIC, FRACP
Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR KP) Cluster Associated with Gastroscope Exposure Among Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Patients at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Alyssa Parr, MPH, CIC ; Ashley Querry, BS, CIC ; Anthony Pasculle, ScD ; Douglas Morgan, MBA, MSN, RN, CCRN ; Carlene Muto, MD, MS, FSHEA
  • CRE SICU Poster FINAL.pdf (825.8 kB)
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    Risk Management of Transmission of CRE via ERCP Scopes: Utilization of Automated Electronic Monitoring Systems
    Ellen Dougherty, RN MA CIC ; Jennifer Brite, MPH ; Jennifer Hsieh, MD ; Annmarie Mazzella, RN, PhD ; Hector Ottey, CRCST ; Janice Griffin, CRCST ; N. Esther Babady, Ph.D ; Melvin Mclean, MSc, CMRP ; Pari Shah, MD, MSCE ; Hans Gerdes, MD ; Janet Eagan, RN MPH CIC ; Mini Kamboj, MD
    Implementation and Outcomes of an Enhanced Duodenoscope Reprocessing and Culturing Program
    Douglas Webb, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Amy B. Kressel, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Marnie Sieber, RN, BSN ; Kristen Kelley, MPH, CIC, CLC ; Bryan Schmitt, DO
    A Prospective Survey of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Colonization and Infection in Intensive Care Unit Patients
    Regev Cohen, M.D. ; Frida Babushkin, M.D. ; Zvi Shimoni, M.D. ; Shoshi Cohen, R.N., B.A. ; Marina Afraimov, R.N., B.A. ; Maurice Shapiro, M.D. ; Martina Uda, M.D. ; Amos Adler, M.D. ; Svetlana Paikin, M.D.
  • כנס IDWEEK 20161.pdf (1.5 MB)
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    Investigation at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) of Spurious Legionella Environmental Testing Results and High Lab-to-Lab Variability among Four Commercial Laboratories
    Aaron S. Devries, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Daniel Meredith, RN ; John Holter, MT (ASCP) ; Jane Harper, BSN, MS, CIC ; Connie Clabots, BS MT(ASCP) ; Ryan Van Schyndel, BS, PE ; James R. Johnson, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FRCPE
    Legionella Detection within a Hospital Water Distribution System – Do Contemporary Guidelines for Surveillance Culturing Hold Water?
    Alison Galdys, MD ; Ashley Querry, BS, CIC ; Leon Young, BS MT ; Alex Sundermann, BS, MPH ; Janina-Marie Tatar, MT (ASCP) ; Shuli Carrol, BS ; Joseph Crouse, BS ; Anthony Pasculle, ScD ; Carlene Muto, MD, MS, FSHEA
    Healthcare worker hand held devices as vectors for multidrug resistant organisms in intensive care patients
    Olivia Smibert, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery ; Ar Kar Aung, MBBS ; Emily Woolnough, MBBS ; Torsten Seemann, PhD ; Glen Carter, PhD ; Denis Spelman, MBBS FRACP FRCPA MPH ; Anton Peleg, MBBS PhD MPH
    Effectiveness of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers in Reducing Bacterial Colonization of Stethoscopes
    Alison Lane, MD, MS ; Robert Taylor, PhD ; Janine Danko, MD, MPH ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH, FIDSA ; Catherine Decker, MD, FIDSA
    Prevalence of Respiratory Viruses, including Influenza, Among Nursing Home Residents and High-Touch Room Surfaces
    John Diaz-Decaro, MS ; Bryn Launer, BA ; James a. Mckinnell, MD ; Raveena Singh, MA ; Tabitha Dutciuc, MPH ; Nicole Green, PhD, D(ABMM) ; Michael Bolaris, MD ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH
    Efficacy of a Low-Intensity Ultraviolet-C Radiation Device for automated decontamination of stethoscopes
    Annette Jencson, BSMT(ASCP)SM, CIC ; Sreelatha Koganti, MD ; Heba Alhmidi, MD ; Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS ; Aaron Shaikh, MSW ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    Examining the efficacy and shelf life of a peracetic acid-based cleaner disinfectant
    Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS ; Annette Jencson, BSMT(ASCP)SM, CIC ; Christopher Sass, BS ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
  • Peridox RTU 2016.pdf (679.3 kB)
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    Are Antimicrobial Curtains as Clean as You Think?
    Shela Sridhar, MD ; Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, D(ABMM) ; Rahul Nanchal, MD ; Tami Mackey, MT(ASCP) ; Mary Beth Graham, MD, FIDSA ; April Vanderslik, RN, BSN, CIC ; L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD
    Microbial Load on Environmental Surfaces: The Relationship Between Reduced Environmental Contamination and Reduction of Healthcare-Associated Infections
    William Rutala, PhD, MPH, FSHEA ; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH ; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP) ; Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS ; Lauren Knelson, MSPH ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, MBA, CIC, FRACP ; Daniel Sexton, MD ; Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
    Impact of UV Light Disinfection on CLABSI and CAUTI Rates in a Major Medical Teaching Hospital’s MICU
    Susan Hanrahan, MS, CIC, CRCST ; Chad Haraschak, BS ; Gary Buckalew, RN, MSN, CCRN
  • IDSA Upload 9-2016.pdf (285.1 kB)
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    Environmental Decontamination of Medical ICU Suites Using High-Intensity Narrow-Spectrum Light
    Rikinder Sandhu, MD ; Monika Murillo, MD ; Delia Wyatt, MS, MSN ; Nitin Bhanot, MD, MPH ; Zaw Min, MD, FACP ; John Thomas, PhD
  • IDweek poster Sandhu.pdf (1.6 MB)
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    Utilizing Passive Light Emitting Diode (LED) Disinfection Technology to Effectively Reduce Microbial Contamination in a Trauma Room
    Jared Sutton, MPH, CIC ; Elizabeth Cardinale, MSN, RN-BC, CIC ; Steven Epstein, MSBmE, MD, FACS ; Lisa Nummi, DNP, ARNP ; Carol Bissinger, BSN, RN, CEN ; Clinton Holder, MD
  • 2016 LED abstractb Final.pdf (778.1 kB)
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    Antimicrobial Activity of a Continuous Visible Light Disinfection System
    William Rutala, PhD, MPH, FSHEA ; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH ; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP) ; Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS ; Daniel Sexton, MD ; Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
    Comparing adenosine triphosphate (ATP) luminescence technology to contact plate-based microbiologic sampling for the assessment of cleanliness of the patient care environment
    Elizabeth Salsgiver, MPH ; Daniel Bernstein, BA ; Matthew S. Simon, MD, MS ; William Greendyke, MD ; Haomiao Jia, PhD ; Amy Robertson, BS ; Selma Salter, BS ; Audrey Schuetz, MD ; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA ; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS ; David P. Calfee, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA
  • 269_IDWPOSTER.pdf (473.8 kB)
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    Relationship Between ATP and Colony Counts for Monitoring of Surface Cleanliness of Intensive Care Rooms
    Curtis J. Donskey, MD ; Michelle Alfa, Ph.D., FCCM ; Icaro Boszczowski, MD ; Joost Hopman, MD
    Human Factors Engineering Approach, including Observations and Contextual Enquiry, to Improve Patient Room Cleaning.
    Clare Rock, MD MS ; Heather Enos-Graves, MS ; Jennifer Andonian, MPH ; Sara Keller, MD, MPH, MSHP ; Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Ayse Gurses, PhD MS MPH ; Anping Xie, PhD
    Contamination of high touch surfaces in clinical and research laboratory work spaces
    Adithya Hari, MBBS ; Thriveen Sankar Chittoor Mana, MS ; Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    The Dynamics of Microbe Spread via Hands and Fomites Throughout an Outpatient Clinic
    Kelly Reynolds, PhD ; Jonathan Sexton, PhD ; Trevor Pivo, MS ; Rachel Leslie, MS ; Akrum Tamimi, PhD ; Charles Gerba, Ph.D.
  • Reynolds_IDWeek_Poster.pdf (348.1 kB)
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    Assessment of Multidrug-Resistant Organism and Viral Pathogen Transmission from the Rooms of Hospitalized Patients to Healthcare Workers and the Hospital Environment Utilizing Surrogate Markers
    Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI ; Carey-Ann D. Burnham, PhD ; Meghan Wallace, BS ; Stephen Liang, MD, MPHS ; Tiffany Hink, BS ; Angela Shupe, BS ; Kimberly Reske, MPH ; Candice Cass, . ; Sondra Seiler, BA ; Victoria J. Fraser, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

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

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    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.