950. Identification and Reporting of HAIs in Dialysis Centers: Challenges and Opportunities
Session: Symposium: Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dialysis Facilities
Friday, October 5, 2018: 11:20 AM
Room: W 2006-2008
David Pegues, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

David Pegues, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and is the Medical Director of Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control and Co-Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include the epidemiology of vancomycin resistant and daptomycin non-susceptible enterococci; prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in organ transplant recipients; device-associated infections, including CAUTI; novel infection control technologies to reduce environmental microbial contamination and infection risk; and the impact of clinical decision support tools to improve diagnostic testing and prescribing of antimicrobials.


D. Pegues, DaVita / Total Renal Care: Consultant , Consulting fee .

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