Poster Abstract Session:
242. HAI: MRSA, MSSA, and Other Gram Positives
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall CD

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Trainee


Presentations:
Posters
  • mrsa_coln_poster.pdf (108.2 kB)
  • Relatedness of MRSA and VRE strains isolated from post-acute care patients and their environment: a longitudinal assessment
    Marco Cassone, MD, PhD; Chelsie Armbruster, PhD; Evan S. Snitkin, Ph.D.; Kristen Gibson, MPH; Julia Mantey, MPH, MUP; Katherine C. Reyes, MD, MPH; Sarah Altamimi, MD; Mary Beth Perri, MT; Marcus J. Zervos, MD; Lona Mody, MD, MSc
    The population dynamics of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in Boston: A return to antibiotic susceptibility
    Sanjat Kanjilal, MD, MPH; Mohamad Sater, PhD; Maile Thayer, BS; Georgia Lagoudas, BS; Soohong Kim, PhD; Paul Blainey, PhD; Yonatan H. Grad, MD, PhD
    Posters
  • IDWeek poster 2017.pdf (886.9 kB)
  • Association of Active Surveillance and Decolonization Program on Incidence of Clinical Cultures Growing Staphylococcus aureus in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Annie Voskertchian, MPH; Ibukunoluwa Akinboyo, MD; Anna Sick, MPH; Susan W. Aucott, MD; Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, FIDSA, FSHEA
    Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in children: is intravenous therapy always needed?
    Daniele Dona, MD; Rana F. Hamdy, MD, MPH, MSCE; Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD
    Suspending use of Contact Precautions in Patients Colonized with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Level III Neonatal ICU and its Effects on Rates of Transmission
    Tiffany Dogan, MPH, CIC; Alexandra Hayward, MPH; Sreelatha Ponnaluri-Wears, MPH, CIC; Elizabeth Lloyd, MD; Amanda Valyko, MPH, CIC; Terri Stillwell, MD
    Intra-Facility Acquisition of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Southern Wisconsin Skilled Nursing Facilities
    Samuel Palmer, Undergraduate Student; Megan Duster, MT(ASCP); Simone Warrack, BS; April Zehm, MD; Patricia Filas-Mortensen, RN; Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD
    A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus Screening, Decolonization and Patient Adherence to Pre-Operative Decolonization Procedures
    Emma Ide, BS; Svetlana Bondar, MPH; Stacey Hockett Sherlock, MAA; Marin Schweizer, PhD; Joseph Naylor, BS, OEF, OIF, OND Combat Veteran; Kristopher Kane, MSN, RN, CCRN-K; Rachel Meade, BSN, RN-BC; Heather Anderson, RN, BSN; Cheryl Uttech, ANP; Darcy Murphree, MSN, RN, APNP, FNP-BC; Linda McKinley, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC; Cathy Stampfli, RN, BSN, MSN; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA; Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD
    Electronic Detection of MRSA Infections in a National VA Population Augments Current Manual Process
    Judith Strymish, MD; Makoto Jones, MD, MS; Martin Evans, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc; Ernest Robillard, RN; Jeffrey Chan, BS; Amy Rosen, PhD; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH
    Developing a Checklist to Identify and Manage MRSA Outbreaks in the Neonatal ICU using a Multi-Disciplinary Approach
    Karen Southwick, MD, MSc; Kathleen Gibbs, MD; Monica Quinn, RN, MS; Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA; Eleanor H. Adams, MD, MPH; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH
    Trends in the Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia at a Teaching Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas 2012 to 2015
    Charlyon C. Bonimy, MBBS, DM; Tamara Thompson, MBBS, DM; Diana Bannister, MBBS; Morton Anthony C. Frankson, MBBS, MPH, MCCFP
    Dissemination of the Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Pediatric Clone (ST5-T002-IV-Pvl+) as a Major Cause of Community Associated (CA) Staphylococcal Infections in Bedouin Children, Southern Israel
    Assaf Rokney, PhD; Moti Baum, PhD; Shalom Ben-Shimol, MD; Orli Sagi, PhD; Einav Anuka, BSc; Vered Agmon, PhD; David Greenberg, MD; Lea Valinsky, PhD; Dana Danino, MD
    Impact of Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus aureus Colonization on Transfer to a Nursing Home
    Karim Khader, PhD; Damon Toth, PhD; Makoto Jones, MD, MS; Michael Rubin, MD, PhD, FIDSA; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA
    Molecular epidemiology of community-associated and hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Japanese university hospital
    Naokatsu Fukukawa, RN, MMS; Yuki Uehara, MD, PhD; Takashi Sasaki, DVM, PhD; Masayoshi Chonan, MT; Ayako Nakamura, PhD; Shigeki Misawa, PhD; Naomi Komatsuzaki, RN, CICN; Satoshi Hori, MD, PhD; Akimichi Ohsaka, MD, PhD; Keiichi Hiramatsu, MD, PhD
    Post-intervention Survey on Scaling Back Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE
    Kay Negishi, M.D.; Carolyn Fisher, Ph.D.; Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, DO
    Posters
  • 20170930_IDWeek Poster_v1.pdf (914.5 kB)
  • Systemic Analysis of the mecA Gene Using a Bioinformatics Tool
    Shin-Yi Tsai, MD; Fu-Chieh Chang, MT; Kevin Sheng-Kai Ma, MD; Cheng-Wei Hsu, MD; Po-Ya Tung, MD; Yan-Jiun Hung, MD; Yi-Ting Chou, MT; Chien-Feng Kuo, MD
    Impact of Antibiotic Treatment on the Burden of Nasal Staphylococcus aureus (SA) Among Hospitalized Veterans
    Anubhav Kanwar, MD; Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS; Annette Jencson, BS, MT, CIC; Christina Piedrahita, B.S.; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    Predictors of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Bacteremia in Ontario, Canada
    Jennie Johnstone, MD, PhD; Cynthia Chen, MSc; Laura Rosella, PhD; Kwaku Adomako, MSc; Michelle Policarpio, MSc; Freda Lam, MPH, CPHI(C); Chatura Prematunge, MSc; Jennifer Robertson, PhD; Gary Garber, MD, FACP, FIDSA
    Case-Control Study of VRE Acquisition in a Tertiary Care Hospital: Testing the Roles of Antibiotic use, Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Colonization Pressure
    Rishi Chanderraj, MD; Twisha Patel, PharmD; Clare Kinnear, PhD MIPH; Andrew Read, DPhil; Laraine L. Washer, MD; Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH; Robert Woods, MD PhD
    Posters
  • RishiChanderrajIDweekposter.pdf (455.6 kB)
  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Analyses Reveal Potential Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Transmission Networks Between Rooms and Patients in a Hospital Setting
    Lynn El Haddad, PhD; Samuel Scarpino, PhD; Glen Otero, PhD; Shashank S. Ghantoji, MD, PhD, MPH; Mark Stibich, PhD, MHS; Roy F. Chemaly, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP
    Characteristics of Tedizolid Non-susceptible Enterococcal Clinical Isolates
    Abhay Dhand, M.D; Leslie Lee, PharmD; Stephen Lobo, MD; Guiqing Wang, MD/PhD
    Emergence of Alarming Clindamycin and Erythromycin Resistant Streptococcus group B over 2004-to-2016 in Kuwait 
    **Noura Al-Sweih, MD, FRCpath; Aisha Al-Haqqan, MD, FRCpath, CMKB; Hessa Al- Otaibi, MD, Kuwait Board CMKB

    CME Credits: Maximum of 0.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.