Poster Abstract Session:
137. Healthcare Epidemiology: MSSA, MRSA and Other Gram Positive Infections
Friday, October 5, 2018: 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
Room: S Poster Hall

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

Impact of Admission to an Inpatient Infectious Disease Unit on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections
Zainab Farooqui Mirza, MBBS MD; Ana C. Bardossy, MD; Helina Misikir, MPH; Hind Hadid, MD; Nathalie Baratz, MD; Hira Rizvi, MD; Erica Herc, MD; Anne Chen, MD; Marcus Zervos, MD
Expanding an economic evaluation of the Veterans Affairs initiative to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections to include prevention of gram-negative bacteria
Richard E. Nelson, PhD; Michihiko Goto, MD, MSCI; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA; Makoto Jones, MD, MS; Vanessa Stevens, PhD; Martin Evans, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Marin Schweizer, PhD; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA; Michael Rubin, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Staphylococcal acute post-operative prosthetic joint infection (PJI) treated with 'DAIR' (debridement and implant retention) and impact of rifampin: a retrospective cohort study in France
Agathe Becker, MD; Claire Triffault-Fillit, MD; Emmanuel Forestier, MD; Olivier Lesens, MD, PhD; Bertrand Boyer, MD; Stéphane Descamps, MD; Christian Chidiac, MD, PhD; Sébastien Lustig, MD, PhD; Eric Montbarbon, MD; Cécile Batailler, MD; Celine Cazorla, MD; Tristan Ferry, MD, PhD
Whole genome sequencing for high resolution Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreaks tracing in neonatal intensive care units and in silico resistance and virulence markers detection
Geraldine Durand, PharmD. PhD; Fabien Javerliat, PhD; Michele Bes, PhD; Frédéric Laurent, PharmD, Professor; Francois Vandenesch, MD, Professor; Anne Tristan, PharmD. PhD
Evaluation of an Alcohol-Based Antiseptic for Nasal Decolonization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Anubhav Kanwar, MD; Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS; Thriveen Sankar Chittoor Mana, MS; Scott Gestrich, MD; Annette Jencson, BS, MT, CIC; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
  • Nozin poster ID week final.pdf (860.1 kB)
  • High Frequency of Genes Encoding Resistance to Heavy Metals in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Endemic Lineages from South America
    Lorena Diaz, PhD; Juan Solano, MSc; Rafael Rios, MSc; Lina P Carvajal, BSc; Jose M Munita, MD; Sandra Rincon, MSc; Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA; Jinnethe Reyes, PhD
    Geographic distribution of Staphylococcus aureus with reduced sensitivity and resistance to Vancomycin in the Dominican Republic
    Alfredo J. Mena Lora, MD; Patricia Gonzalez, MD; Magnolia Lluberes, MS; Gabriel Grau, MS; Susan C. Bleasdale, MD
  • VRSA and VISA in DR.pdf (947.9 kB)
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Penicillin Skin Allergy Testing in Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) Bacteremia
    Stephen Meninger, PharmD; Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQID; T. Joseph Mattingly II, PharmD, MBA
  • IDWeek Poster_SM_v2.pdf (366.6 kB)
  • Staphylococcus protein A (spa) typing demonstrates genetic heterogeneity of methicillin-susceptible Staphyloccus aureus (MSSA) in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
    Alexandra Hill-Ricciuti, MPH; Samantha Ferguson, n/a; Wenjing Geng, MD, PhD; Stephania Stump, BS; Maria Messina, RN; Philip Zachariah, MD, MS; Rakesh Sahni, MD; Daniel Green, MD; Susan Whittier, PhD; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH; Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
    Retapamulin as a Potential Decolonizing Agent: Activity against Mupirocin-Resistant Strains from Pediatric Patients with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Ami Patel, MD, MPH; Jennifer Lighter-Fisher, MD; Yi Fulmer, PhD; Richard Copin, PhD; Adam Ratner, MD, MPH; Bo Shopsin, MD, PhD
    Impact of Mandatory Infectious Diseases Consultation on the Use of Core Measures and Mortality in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia (SAB) at an Academic Medical Center
    Elizabeth Gancher, MD; Gregory Maslak, MD; Jonathan Lustgarten, MS, PhD, VMD; Sara Schultz, MD; Marinela Ingilizova, MD
    Genetic Characteristics of Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) Belonging to Clonal Complex 5 (CC5) in Latin-America
    Jinnethe Reyes, PhD; Lina P Carvajal, BSc; Rafael Rios, MSc; Aura Echeverri, MSc; Sandra Rincon, MSc; Jose M Munita, MD; Truc Tran, PharmD; Diana Panesso, PhD; Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA; Lorena Diaz, PhD
    Risk Factors and Outcomes for Daptomycin Non-Susceptible Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections
    Hind Hadid, MD; Hira Rizvi, MD; Helina Misikir, MPH; Nathalie Baratz, MD; Ana Cecilia Bardossy, MD; Ayesha Sundaram, BS; Lillian Haddad, BS; Mary Beth Perri, MT; Marcus Zervos, MD; Erica Herc, MD
    Increasing Incidence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Greenland
    Anne Kjerulf, MD PhD; Jette Holt, infection control nurse; Anne Birgitte Jensen, leading nurse; Peter Poulsen, microbiological laboratory technologist; Andreas Petersen, academic employee
    High rate of linezolid (LZD) non-susceptibility (LNS) among enteric vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) recovered from hospitalized patients actively screened for VRE rectal colonization (VREC)
    Thomas J. Dilworth, PharmD; Eric Beck, PhD; Rachel Pedersen, BA; Waseem Al-Karkokly, BS; Margaret Cook, PharmD; Erika Aldag, PharmD; David J. Kramer, MD; Ajay Sahajpal, MD; Iram Nadeem, MD; Brian Buggy, MD; Charles F. Brummitt, MD
    Development of a Clinical Prediction Model for Mortality in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
    Sarah Jorgensen, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP; Evan J. Zasowski, PharmD, MPH; Trang D. Trinh, PharmD, MPH; Abdalhamid M. Lagnf, MPH; Sahil Bhatia, B.S.; Michael J. Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD
    Incidence of Staphylococcus aureus Infection after Elective Surgeries among Adults in U.S. Hospitals
    Jill Dreyfus, PhD, MPH; Elizabeth Begier, MD, MPH; Holly Yu, MSPH; Alvaro Quintana, MD; Julie Gayle, MPH; Margaret A. Olsen, PhD, MPH
    Prevalence and acquisition of MRSA in females during incarceration at a large inner-city jail
    Kyle J Popovich, MD MS FIDSA; Chad Zawitz, MD; Alla Aroutcheva, MD, PhD; Darjai Payne, BS, MPH; Michael Schoeny, PhD; Lisa Diep, MPH; Bala Hota, MD, MPH; Mary K. Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Robert A Weinstein, MD
    Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Recurrent Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection — 9 U.S. States, 2006–2013
    Ian Kracalik, PhD, MPH; Kelly Jackson, MPH; Joelle Nadle, MPH; Wendy Bamberg, MD; Susan Petit, MPH; Susan M. Ray, MD; Ruth Lynfield, MD, FIDSA; Lee H. Harrison, MD; John M. Townes, MD; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, FSHEA; William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Jason Lake, MD; Isaac See, MD
    Patient-Level Factors Associated with Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Transmission to Healthcare Workers Gowns or Gloves
    Natalia Blanco, PhD; Sarah S. Jackson, PhD; Lisa Pineles, MA; Kerri A. Thom, MD; Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH
  • IDWeek_VRE_fin.pdf (577.1 kB)
  • Phylogenomics of Enterococcus faecium from South America: Revisiting Worldwide VRE Population Structure
    Rafael Rios, MSc; Jinnethe Reyes, PhD; Lina P Carvajal, BSc; Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, PhD; Paul Planet, MD PhD; Apurva Narechania, MA; Jose Munita, MD; Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA; Lorena Diaz, PhD
    Transmission of Genetically Related, Multidrug Resistant, and Invasive Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) between Patients and Rooms on the Stem Cell Transplant (SCT) and Leukemia (LKM) Units
    Lynn El Haddad, PhD; Blake Hanson, PhD; Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA; Glen Otero, PhD; Cynthia Harb, MS; Shashank S. Ghantoji, MD, PhD, MPH; Marc Stibich, PhD; Roy F. Chemaly, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP

    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.