Poster Abstract Session:
139. Healthcare Epidemiology: Outbreaks
Friday, October 5, 2018: 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
Room: S Poster Hall

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

Genomic sequencing and clinical data integration for next-generation Infection Prevention
Donald Chen, MD; Liyi Xu, PhD; Mary Fortunato-Habib, DNP, MS, RN; Andrew Hoss, PhD; Melissa Chanza, BA; Changhong Yin, MD; Raivo Kolde, PhD; Abhay Dhand, MD; Rita Sussner, BSN, RN, CIC; Juan Carmona, PhD, MPH, MBE; Guiqing Wang, MD/PhD; Weihua Huang, PhD; Brian Gross, M.Sc., BSEE, RRT, SMIEEE; John Fallon, MD
  • IDweek_poster_1002.pdf (1.9 MB)
  • Emergence of diverse Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in the Dominican Republic
    Rita Rojas Fermin, MD; Nenad Macesic, MBBS; Gilda Tolari, MD; Anel Guzman, PhD; Medini Annavajhala, PhD; Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • IDweek_acu_2018_rr_v2.pdf (1.4 MB)
  • Prevalence and Risk Factors for Acquiring Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in an Intensive Care Unit at a Tertiary Hospital
    Jin Suk Kang, MD; Soon Ok Lee, MD; Jeong Eun Lee, MD; So Ra Kim, RN; Han Wool Kim, MT; Seung Hyun Hong, RN; Hye Won Kim, RN; Mi Jin Jang, RN; Sun Hea Shin, RN; Hyun Jung Ha, RN; Nam Jeong Park, RN; Mee Kyung Ko, BS; Jongyoun Yi, MD; Kye-Hyung Kim, MD
    Contaminated Sinks May be an Environmental Source for Serial Transmission of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE ) to ICU Patients
    Sarah S. Lewis, MD MPH; Jessica Seidelman, MD; Kirk Huslage, MSPH, BSN, RN, CIC; Charlene Carriker, RN BSN CIC; Amy Hnat, BSN, RN; Erica Lobaugh-Jin, BSN, RN, CIC; Christopher Sova, RN, BSN; Bonnie Taylor, RN, BSN, MPH; Nancy Strittholt, RN, BSN, CIC; Sheila Vereen, RN BSN CIC; Robbie Willis, BA, RN; Christy Campbell, RN; Rachel Addison, MT (ASCP), MPH; Kevin Hazen, Ph.D., D(ABMM), FIDSA, FAAM; Amy Mathers, MD; Kasi Vegesana, BS; Joanne Carroll, MT; Shireen Kotay, Ph.D.; Arthur W. Baker, MD, MPH; Daniel Sexton, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA; Becky Smith, MD
  • IDWeek CRE outbreak 2018.pdf (482.9 kB)
  • A challenging Burkholderia (Bu) outbreak investigation across multiple units at an academic medical center from 6/2017-2/2018
    William Greendyke, MD; Alexandra Hill-Ricciuti, MPH; Matthew Oberhardt, PhD; Daniel Green, MD; Fann Wu, PhD; Susan Whittier, PhD; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS
    Outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae Skin Infections Associated with Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Injections at Weight Loss Clinics
    Rajal Mody, MD, MPH; Jean Rainbow, RN, MPH; Beth Ferguson, PharmD, BCPS; Cody Wiberg, PharmD, MS, RPh; Trudy Kupferschmidt, MT(ASCP); Liz Horn, MT(ASCP); Maroya Spalding Walters, PhD, ScM; Ryan Fagan, MD; Greta Chen, MD; Karla Rosenman, MD
    First Outbreak Due to Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Epidemic Clone ST796 in Europe
    Nasstasja Wassilew, MD; Eveline Rolli, Mrs; Yvonne Fietze, Mrs; Carlo Casanova, PhD; Helena Seth-Smith, PhD; Adrian Egli, MD; Jonas Marschall, MD; Niccolo Buetti, MD
    Ana C. Blanchard, MDCM, FRCPC; Manal Tadros, MBBS, MSc, PhD; Lin Tang, ICP; Matthew Muller, MD, FRCPC, PhD; Theodore Spilker, BSc; Valerie Waters, MD, MSc, FRCPC; John Lipuma, MD; Elizabeth Tullis, MD, FRCPC
    Assessing risk factors for an outbreak of Burkholderia cenocepacia in non-cystic fibrosis (CF) patients
    Alexandra Hill-Ricciuti, MPH; William Greendyke, MD; Matthew Oberhardt, PhD; Fann Wu, PhD; Daniel Green, MD; Susan Whittier, PhD; Elaine Larson, RN PhD; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH; E. Yoko Furuya, MD, MS
    The Eyes Have It: Investigating a Cluster of Non-lactose Fermenting Gram-negative Bacilli from Donor Corneal Rim Tissue
    Christopher Olson, BS, MLT(ASCP)M, CIC; Kathleen Schomer, RN, BSN, CIC; Larissa Pisney, MD, MSc; Michelle Barron, MD
    The Local Hospital Milieu and Healthcare-Associated VRE Acquisition
    Margaret Zhou, MD; Jianhua Li, MD; Hojjat Salmasian, MD, PhD; Philip Zachariah, MD, MS; Yu-Xiao Yang, MD; Daniel Freedberg, MD, MS
  • ID week poster PDF.pdf (101.7 kB)
  • Decreasing hospital acquired blood stream infections through self-investigation by hospital wards
    Pnina Shitrit, MD; Michal Chowers, MD; Beatriz Gerber, MA RN; Hanni Lederman, MA RN; Mira Maram, MD
  • 1260 IDweek 10.18.pdf (2.0 MB)
  • Utility of a Multiplex Molecular Gastrointestinal Panel in Rapid Identification and Control of a Norovirus Outbreak in a Pediatric Tertiary Care Centre
    Jeannette L. Comeau, MD, MSc; Allana M. Ivany, BScN, RN, CIC; Terry Romeo, MLT; Bridget S. Maxwell, BN, RN, CIC; Natalie Nymark, BScN, RN, MN; Belinda MacKinnon, BSc, MLT; Erin Doon, MLT; Tim Mailman, MD
  • Poster_ID Week 2018_FINAL.pdf (801.0 kB)
  • Investigation and Mitigation of a Multi-species Outbreak of Invasive Fungal Infections on Two Oncology Wards.
    Kirk Huslage, MSPH, BSN, RN, CIC; Matthew Stiegel, Ph.D; Erica Lobaugh-Jin, BSN, RN, CIC; Amy Hnat, BSN, RN; Nancy Strittholt, BSN, RN, CIC; Sarah S. Lewis, MD MPH; Arthur W. Baker, MD, MPH; Wayne R. Thomann, DrPH; Becky Smith, MD
    Managing an Influenza Outbreak Which Spilled Over to an Acute Care Hospital from a Behavioral Health Unit
    Colleen M. Clay, RN, BSN, CIC; Leonardo Girio-Herrera, DO; Faheem Younus, MD
  • IDweek converted flu.pdf (355.0 kB)
  • Healthcare acquired influenza in critical ill patients
    Valentina Gutierrez, MD; Jaime Cerda, MD; Nicole Le Corre, MD, PHD; Rafael Medina, PhD; Marcela Ferres, MD, MPH
    Application of the ALERT Influenza Trigger for Enhanced Prevention Activities
    Lisa Veach, MD, FACP, FSHEA; Julie Gibbons, BSN, RN; Katarina Smolka, BS; Veena Ramachandran, MD
    Nonventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP) Prevention Initiative in Colombia - Bogotá
    Sandra Valderrama, Specialist in Infectious Diseases; Claudia Janneth Linares Miranda, NP; Maria Juliana Soto, MD; Estefania Mckinley, MD; Juan Pablo Morcillo, MD; Juan Pablo Alarcon, MD; Angela Patricia Gonzalez, NP; Leidy Gamba, Nurse
    Transmissibility of Candida auris by Type of Inpatient Healthcare Facility
    Prabasaj Paul, PhD, MPH; Kaitlin Forsberg, MPH; Snigdha Vallabhaneni, MD, MPH; Shawn R Lockhart, PhD; Anastasia P. Litvintseva, PhD; Janna L. Kerins, VMD, MPH; Angela S. Tang, MPH; Olufemi Jegede, MPH; Patricia M. Barrett, MSD; Kathleen Ross, MPH; Rachel Slayton, PhD, MPH; John A. Jernigan, MD, MS

    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. 3rd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.