Poster Abstract Session:
058. HAI: The Environment
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall CD

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


Presentations:
480
Lack of Association Between Surface Disinfection and Fluorescent Marker Score
Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH; John Coppin, MPH; Frank Villamaria, MPH; Marjory Williams, PhD; Laurel Copeland, PhD; John Zeber, PhD
481
How Clean Are the Clinics? Assessment of Environmental Cleanliness in Ambulatory Care
Mark E. Rupp, MD; Courtney Olson, BS; R Jennifer Cavalieri, RN; Elizabeth Lyden, MS; Philip Carling, MD
Posters
  • IDWeek EVS FINAL.pdf (215.0 kB)
  • 482
    Portable Medical Equipment: A network analysis showing the potential missing link in infection prevention practices.
    Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH; Frank Villamaria, MPH; John Coppin, MPH; Charles Dale, BA; Marjory Williams, PhD; Ryan Whitworth, MPH; Mark Stibich, PhD, MHS
    483
    A Preliminary Study of Germicidal Efficacy against Candida auris
    William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; David J. Weber, MD, MPH
    484
    An Equally Effective but Better Tolerated Formulation of Bleach
    Thriveen Mana, M.S., MBA; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Christina Piedrahita, B.S.; Annette Jencson, BSMT(ASCP)SM, CIC; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    485
    Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection in Long-Term Care Facilities: Opportunities for Improvement
    Kate Tyner, RN, BSN, CIC; Regina Nailon, RN, PhD; Sue Beach, BA; Margaret Drake, MT, ASCP, CIC; Teresa Fitzgerald, RN, BSN, CIC; Elizabeth Lyden, MS; Mark E. Rupp, MD; Michelle Schwedhelm, MSN, RN; Maureen Tierney, MD, MSc; Muhammad Salman Ashraf, MBBS
    486
    Application of Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Technology for Continuous Room Decontamination of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms: Negative Results from A Preliminary Experimental Study
    William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, FSHEA, FIDSA; Daniel Sexton, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; David J. Weber, MD, MPH
    487
    Germicidal Activity against Carbapenem/Colistin Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Using A Quantitative Carrier Test Method
    Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH; William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; David J. Weber, MD, MPH
    Posters
  • 20170920CRE_IDWeek2017.pdf (854.4 kB)
  • 488
    Does cleaning time matter? A study to determine the effect of unlimited vs limited time for terminal disinfection
    Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH; John Coppin, MPH; Frank Villamaria, MPH; Marjory Williams, PhD; Laurel Copeland, PhD; John Zeber, PhD
    489
    Contaminated re-usable thermometers are a potential vector for dissemination of pathogens
    Amrita John, MBBS; Herleen Rai, MD; Heba Alhmidi, MD; Thriveen Sankar Chittoor Mana, MS; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    490
    Frequent Contamination of Healthcare Worker Scrubs
    Daniel Escobar, MD, MS; Kerri Thom, MD, MS; Anthony Harris, MD, MPH; Min Zhan, PhD; J. Kristie Johnson, PhD
    491
    Likelihood of Environmental Contamination of Patient Rooms in Six Acute Care Facilities based on Facility, Unit-Type, and Precautions Status
    Windy Tanner, PhD; Yue Zhang, PhD; Molly Leecaster, PhD; Kristina Stratford, B.S., CCRP; Jeanmarie Mayer, MD; Lindsay D. Croft, PhD, MS; Heba Alhmidi, MD; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Annette Jencson, BSMT(ASCP)SM, CIC; Srilatha Koganti, MD; Christina Piedrahita, B.S.; Curtis J. Donskey, MD; John A. Jernigan, MD, MS; Judith Noble-Wang, PhD; Sujan Reddy, MD; Laura J. Rose, MS; Rachel Slayton, PhD, MPH; Lauren Barko, B.S.; Emma Ide, BS; Tyler Wipperfurth, B.S.; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD; Maria Hughes, MPT; Colleen Macke, B.S.; Patti Roman, MA; Sarah Krein, PhD, RN; Catherine Loc-Carrillo, PhD; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA
    492
    The Utility of Preliminary Patient Evaluation in a Febrile Respiratory Infectious Disease Unit Outside the Emergency Department
    Jun Sik Kang, MD; Hee Yoon, MD; Byung Woo Jhun, MD; Seong Mi Lim, MD; Eun Sil Ko, MD; Joo Hyun Park, MD; Sung Yeon Hwang, MD; Se Uk Lee, MD; Tae Rim Lee, MD; Won Chul Cha, MD; Tae Gun Shin, MD; Min Seob Sim, MD; Ik Joon Jo, MD
    493
    Quantitative Assessment of the Bioburden of High-Touch Environmental Surfaces in Pediatric Operating Rooms
    Kathleen Ackerman, RN, MSN; Elizabeth Salsgiver, MPH; Elena Martin, BS; Philip Maykowski, MPH; David P. Calfee, MD, MS; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH
    Posters
  • 493_IDWPOSTER_OR.pdf (674.7 kB)
  • 494
    Shedding of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by Hospitalized Patients during Procedures
    Heba Alhmidi, MD; Sreelatha Koganti, MD; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Jeanmarie Mayer, MD; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    Posters
  • MRSA ID week poster 2017.pdf (539.1 kB)
  • 495
    Successful Environmental Disinfection to Prevention Transmission of Candida Auris
    Rachel Marrs, DNP, RN, CIC; Daniela Pellegrini, MD; Aurea Enriquez, M(ASCP), CIC; Jessica P. Ridgway, MD, MS; Emily Landon, MD
    496
    Impact of a Copper-Infused Countertop Material on the Bacterial Surface Burden: Results of a Field and Laboratory Study
    Amy Braden, MS; Linda Roach, BSMT CIC; John Stehle Jr., PhD, CIC; Andrea Anderson, MS; Werner Bischoff, MD, PhD, FSHEA
    497
    Mold Contamination Due to Construction Dust in Ventilation System Detected During Routine Pre-commissioning Air Sampling
    Allison H. Bartlett, MD, MS; Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, RN, MBA, CIC, FSHEA; Rachel Marrs, DNP, RN, CIC; Emily Landon, MD
    498
    Does pulsed-xenon ultraviolet disinfection add additional value to manual cleaning?
    John Coppin, MPH; Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH; Frank Villamaria, MPH; Marjory Williams, PhD; Laurel Copeland, PhD; John Zeber, PhD
    499
    National Survey of Environmental Cleaning Among Thai Hospitals
    Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD; David Ratz, MS; Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH; Thana Khawcharoenporn, M.D., M.Sc.; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA; M. Todd Greene, PhD, MPH
    500
    Investigation of Mycobacterium Pseudo-outbreak
    Malak Elsheikh, MD; Monica K. Sikka, MD; Susan Lee, MT, CIC; Leanne O'Connell, RN, BSN, MPH,; Susan C. Bleasdale, MD
    Posters
  • MAI Poster.pdf (1.0 MB)
  • 501
    Infection Prevention and Control Education for Environmental Services Workers (ESW): “Cleaner is Safer – ESW on the Frontline of Infection Prevention”
    Elena Martin, BS; Elizabeth Salsgiver, MPH; Matthew S. Simon, MD, MS; William Greendyke, MD; James Gramstad, MBA; Angel Tejeda, BA; Roy Weeks, BA; Timothy Woodward, BS; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS; David P. Calfee, MD, MS
    Posters
  • 501_IDWPOSTER_EVS.pdf (219.8 kB)
  • 502
    Sphingomonas Infections Arising from Hospital Plumbing Fixtures
    Caroline J. Zellmer, B.S.; Angela V. Michelin, M.P.H.; Ryan C. Johnson, Ph.D.; John P. Dekker, M.D., Ph.D.; Karen M. Frank, M.D., Ph.D.; David K. Henderson, M.D.; Anna F. Lau, Ph.D.; Julia A. Segre, Ph.D.; Tara Palmore, MD
    503
    Implementation of Cleaning Process for Mobile Patient Equipment
    Sara Reese, PhD, MPH, CIC, FAPIC; Christy Lequire, BSN; Tina Van Winks, BSN, CMSRN; Jennifer Bonn, BSN, RN; Bryan Knepper, MPH, MS, CIC; Heather Young, MD
    504
    Developing an Outpatient High Level Disinfection Competency Program
    Fozia Steinkuller, MPH, CIC; Karen J. Vigil, MD; Kristofer Harris, MPH, RN; Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
    505
    Quantitative Analysis of Microbial Burden on Hospital Room Environmental Surfaces Contributing to Healthcare-Associated Infections
    William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; Lauren P. Knelson, MSPH; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, MBA, CIC, FRACP; Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, FSHEA, FIDSA; Daniel Sexton, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; David J. Weber, MD, MPH
    507
    Sinks in Healthcare Facilities are a Potential Source for Dissemination of Candida Species
    Annette Jencson, BS, MT, CIC; Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Christina Piedrahita, B.S.; Amrita John, MBBS; Heba Alhmidi, MD; Michael Jacobs, MD, Phd; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    Posters
  • Sinks ID Week 2017 final.pdf (740.4 kB)
  • 508
    The Efficacy of Targeted Ultraviolet-C in Reducing Environmental Aerobic Colony Counts with and without Disinfection
    Christopher Truitt, PHD; Jacob Kemmer, BS; Wesley Goldwater, MBA, BBA; Brandi Ford, RN
    509
    Impact of Multidisciplinary Team on Duodenoscope Reprocessing to Minimize Infections with High-Risk Organisms
    Evan Mosier, MD; Preciosa Marasigan, RN; Stephanie Hall, MD, MHA; Neha Nanda, MD
    510
    Detecting Colonized Patients, Training Healthcare Workers and Adequate Disinfection as Effective Strategies for Infections Control by Multidrug-Resistant Microorganisms During the Transfer to a New Hospital Area at a General Hospital in Mexico City
    Bianca Aguilar-Rodea, MD; Monica Cureño-Diaz, MD; Ricardo Valdes-Castro, MD; Rafael Figueroa-Moreno, MD; Fabiola Alvarez-Montero, MD; Juan Pablo Ramirez-Hinojosa, MD; Salvador Medrano-Ahumada, MD; Patricia Rodriguez-Zulueta, MD; Rafael Valdez-Vazquez, MD
    Posters
  • Poster IDWEEK 2017 PDF.pdf (2.5 MB)
  • 511
    Next-Generation UV: Evaluation of a Robotic Ultraviolet-C Room Disinfection Device
    Jennifer Cadnum, B.S.; Christina Piedrahita, B.S.; Annette Jencson, BSMT(ASCP)SM, CIC; J. Itty Mathew, MLS; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
    512
    Light Emitting Diode Disinfection as Continuous Room Surface Decontamination against Healthcare-Associated Pathogens
    William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Jeffrey Laux, PhD; Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, FSHEA, FIDSA; Daniel Sexton, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; David J. Weber, MD, MPH

    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.