Oral Abstract Session:
46. Healthcare Epidemiology: Special Populations
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: S 156

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

Moderators:  Scott Stienecker, MD, Parkview Health and Jennifer Duchon, MDCM, MPH, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

10:30 AM
Genomic Epidemiology of MRSA at Intake to a Large Inner-City Jail—Evidence for Community Transmission Networks?
Kyle J Popovich, MD MS FIDSA; Evan S. Snitkin, Ph.D.; Stefan J. Green, PhD; Alla Aroutcheva, MD, PhD; Michael Schoeny, PhD; Darjai Payne, BS, MPH; Stephanie Thiede, BS; Chad Zawitz, MD; Bala Hota, MD, MPH; Mary K. Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA; Robert A Weinstein, MD
10:45 AM
Reduction in the Spread of Hospital-Associated Infections Among Pediatric Oncology Patients in an Animal-Assisted Intervention Program from a Canine Decolonization Procedure.
Kathryn Dalton, VMD, MPH; Kathy Ruble, RN, CPNP, PhD; Alexandra DeLone, MA, MS, CCLS; Pam Frankenfield, RN; Destiny Walker, BS; Shanna Ludwig, PhD; Tracy L. Ross, MT(ASCP); Janice Jaskulski, MS, OTR/L; Karen C. Carroll, MD, FIDSA; Shelley Rankin, PhD; Daniel Morris, DVM, MPH, DACVD; Allen Chen, MD, PhD, MHS; Meghan Davis, PhD DVM MPH
11:00 AM
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Candida auris Colonization Among Patients in a Long Term Acute Care Hospital — New Jersey, 2017
Faye Rozwadowski, MD; Jarred McAteer, MD; Nancy A. Chow, PhD; Kimberly Skrobarcek, MD; Kaitlin Forsberg, MPH; Patricia M. Barrett, MSD; Rebecca Greeley, MPH; Tara Fulton, MPH; Julia Wells, MPH; Rory M. Welsh, PhD; Stephanie Dietz, PhD; Gordana Derado, PhD; Brendan R. Jackson, MD, MPH; Snigdha Vallabhaneni, MD, MPH
11:15 AM
Association between Antibiotic Use and Multidrug-Resistant Organism Detection in Advanced Cancer Patients on Palliative Chemotherapy
Rupak Datta, MD PhD; Dayna McManus, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID; Jeffrey Topal, MD; Vincent Quagliarello, MD, FIDSA; Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
11:30 AM
Development of an Electronic Flagging Tool for Identifying Cardiac Device Infections: Insights from the VA CART Program
Archana Asundi, MDCM; Maggie Stanislawski, PhD; Payal Mehta, MD; Hillary Mull, PhD; Marin Schweizer, PhD; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH; Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc

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

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