Oral Abstract Session:
201. The World Around Us: Reducing Exposures to Pathogens in the Healthcare Environment
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: S 156

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

Moderators:  David Weber, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Becky Smith, MD, Duke University School of Medicine

8:45 AM
9:00 AM
A Random Forest Prediction Model Accurately Identifies Periods at Increased Risk for Positive Legionella Cultures in a Hospital Water Distribution System
Brooke K. Decker, MD, CIC; Monique B. Kelly, Ph.D.; Joseph Mikolic, Ph.D.; Jon D. Walker, Ph.D.; Cornelius J. Clancy, M.D.
9:15 AM
Sustained Antimicrobial Activity of a Novel Disinfectant Against Healthcare Pathogens
William Rutala, BS, MS, PhD, MPH; Maria Gergen, MT (ASCP); Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA; David Weber, MD, MPH
9:30 AM
Effectiveness and Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Perceptions of a Multi-Site Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Free Zone Intervention
Lindsay Visnovsky, PhD, MS; Diane Mulvey, BSN, RN; Yue Zhang, PhD; Molly Leecaster, PhD; Curtis J. Donskey, MD; Sarah L. Krein, PhD; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD; Heba Alhmidi, MD; Lauren Barko, BS; Candace Haroldsen, MSPH; Emma Ide, BS; McKenna Nevers, MSPH; Catherine Shaughnessy, BS; Kristina Stratford, B.S., CCRP; Frank Drews, PhD, MS; Matthew Samore, MD, FSHEA; Jeanmarie Mayer, MD
9:45 AM
Effect of Glove Disinfection on Bacterial Contamination of Healthcare Worker Hands
Gwen Robinson, MPH; Zegbeh Z. Kpadeh, PhD; Haleema Alserehi, MD; Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA; Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH; J. Kristie Johnson, PhD; Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH

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

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