HIS 2018 poster PDFs

Poster number Poster 
02 HIV associated Toxoplasmosis encountered in Neurosurgical practice in Sri Lanka
07 Importance of knowledge assessment before the educational intervention on occupational safety and environmental health of percutaneous injuries(PI) for healthcare workers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
14 Microbiological evaluation of UV disinfection effectiveness in a specialist cystic fibrosis clinic
15 Decreasing prevalence of healthcare associated infections and increasing antimicrobial use in hospitals in the Netherlands
from 2007-2016
18 Challenging the six-hour recommendation 
28 Evaluation of an elastomeric pump device for the administration of continuous intravenous flucloxacillin in an inpatient setting
32 Introduction of molecular CPE testing during a large OXA-48 outbreak
33 Hand hygiene as a “gold standard” of infection control program in the neuro-icu
34 What lies beneath: impact of an expanded screening program to control spread of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
36 Aseptic practice for peripheral cannulation-overcoming human factors
37 Cg-MLST reveals a more differentiated transmission than MLST in a rise of VRE in a University Hospital
42 In-vitro efficacy of carbapenem-loaded calcium sulfate beads against a series of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriacae
43 Biofilm prevention and killing of Gram-positive bacterial pathogens involved PJI by antibiotic-loaded calcium sulfate beads (ALCSB) in-vitro
45 Assessing prescribing practices to monitor antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) following a period of increased incidence of Clostridium Difficile
47 Patients at risk of invasive extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli disease: a systematic literature review
48 One-year molecular surveillance of carbapenem-susceptible A. baumannii on a German intensive care unit: from diversity to clonality
49 Early evaluation of a national Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) improvement collaborative
50 An outbreak of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium in an nephrology department
54 Hand hygiene compliance in primary care wards in Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District in Finland (years 2004-2005 and 2017)
56 Reduction of residual protein on reusable surgical instruments using pre-treatment formulations
58 Effect of soil on the efficacy of formulated and generic oxidizing disinfectants against biofilm
61 Towards a fast and non-invasive detection of Superbugs
62 Evaluation of a national observational hand hygiene auditing campaign to improve hand hygiene in Ireland. A retrospective time series analysis, 2009 – 2016
71 Resistance and virulence patterns in Gram negative and Gram positives rods isolated from the hospital environment in Bucharest, Romania
72 Estimating the prevalence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and MRSA bacteraemia in Care Homes in the East of England: April 2017 - March 2018
75 Screening for enteroviral meningitis in infants and children - is it useful in clinical practice?
77 Analysis of the historical evolution of antimicrobial resistance in the main bacteraemia-causing organisms at MFT
78 Extra-hospital stay and direct costs caused by multidrug resistant healthcare acquired infections

Transmission of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium controlled by deep cleaning and enforcement of standard precautions

82 How to achieve a 50% reduction in healthcare associated Gram negative bloodstream infections (HA-GNBSIs) over 5 years
83 Translating Surgical Site Infection policy into practice
84 Risk factors for SSI after open heart surgery
85 Reduction of Legionella pneumophila colonization in two hospital hot water networks after time flow taps installation
87 Comparison of anolyte and chlorine dioxide for a continuous hot water disinfection in a nursing home
89 Governmental surveillance systems for nosocomial outbreaks: a systematic literature review
91 Antifungal stewardship in critical care: implementing a diagnostics-driven care pathway in the management of invasive candidiasis
95 Reproducibility of three mortality review measures to assess the contribution of healthcare-associated infections to mortality
97 A prospective, observational study reveals Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) to be a blind-treated, high mortality, hospital wide disease associated with cardio-respiratory comorbidity.
98 Do root cause analyses have a role in quality improvement? How best to approach them?
104 Evaluation of an ultraviolet C (UVC) light-emitting devicefor disinfection of high touch surfaces in hospital critical areas.

Effectiveness of accelerated hydrogen peroxide cleaning-disinfection wipes and spray in reducing bioburden in the immediate surrounding area of patients in intensive care

108 Patient's role in the implementation of infection prevention and control guidelines: a scoping review
110 A corporate leadership and management perspective on the implementation of guidelines on healthcare associated infections
112 A pox on both your houses
114 Escherichia coli bloodstream infection related to urinary tract infection associated with community- acquired pneumonia in elderly patients in Central Lancashire
117 Challenges of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Haemodialysis Patients
121 Point prevalence survey of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaciae (CPE) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) in adult inpatients in a University teaching hospital in the United Kingdom
124 Validation of surgical site infection surveillance system data in São Paulo state, Brazil: development of a protocol

Survey of nosocomial influenza in south-western Swiss hospitals during two seasonal epidemics

139 Seroprevalence of measles, mumps and rubella virus antibodies among healthcare personnel in Singapore
140 Standardisation of practice through technology: the single patient infection prevention record for Wales
142 Can 2 become 1? Novel innovative approach and solution to address GIRFT and Public Health England Surgical Site Infection (SSI) rates using existing technology
149 Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy and agreement between four phenotypic carbapenemase detection methods using clinical enterobacteriaceae isolates at a diagnostic laboratory of Pakistan
150 Improving hand hygiene compliance is it a charge nurse’s responsibility?

Target on hand hygiene: educating infection control link nurses


‘Without getting in the way’: designing a decontamination intervention study to optimise sampling without impacting patient care

156 Epidemiology of hospital acquired bloodstream infection (BSI) caused by Acinetobacter baumannii: ten years of experience in a teaching hospital of northern Italy
159 Ten years of surveillance and control of Klebsiella pneumoniae hospital acquired bloodstream infections: the experience from San Martino Policlinic Teaching Hospital in Genoa, North-West Italy

Branding infection control link nurse in Finnish ICU


What is the Microbiome of the Human Home?

163 Improving patient management with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia – the evolution of a MSSA review group
166 Biofilm growth on orthopedic implantable materials: static or dynamic condition what is the most appropriate methodological tools to study device-related infections?
167 Patient education on transmission based precautions: a context assessment in a university hospital, São Paulo, Brazil

Use of a rapid molecular test to detect Staphylococcus aureus environmental contamination during an outbreak

174 Primary care antibiotic prescribing practice for children under the age of five years and mothers’ attitudes to managing their child’s illness
176 Double trouble

Whole genome sequencing service for the investigation of healthcare-associated infection

183 Predictors of adverse outcomes of ICU-acquired sepsis in the Italian SPIN-UTI Network
184 A unique approach to the development of resources for front-line healthcare workers
187 GRE Outbreak Management in University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust
189 Risk on bacterial contamination of duodenoscopes and linear echoendoscopes is not age or wear and tear dependent: outcomes of two Dutch prevalence studies
190 Gram-negative blood stream Infections (GNBSI): the first year of enhanced mandatory surveillance at a London teaching hospital
193 The ‘gloves are off' – can we reduce inappropriate glove usage through an educational based intervention and risk assessment?

Evaluation of the XenexGerm-Zapping RobotsTM device (XenexGZR) in the control of environmental contamination in an intensive care unit (ICU)

202 Fairy hand and the apprentice educating in hand washing at Cartoonia hospital

Influence of staff behaviour on air quality in a conventionally-ventilated operating theatre during a simulated arthroplasty: a case study at the university hospital in Parma

211 Blood culture surveillance of Haemato-Oncology patients at the Beatson West of Scotland Oncology Centre
219 Decontamination of sinks with acetic acid as the key intervention in the eradication of a long-term CPE epidemic in an intensive care unit
220 Alternative types of sinks in the ICU to prevent CPE infections

Let livestock-associated MRSA stay in the barn - a Danish e-learning program on veterinary infection prevention

231 Quantitative vs. qualitative fit testing. Why quantitative testing is the most secure and efficient method for fit testing tight-fitting respirators
236 Guidelines for the prophylaxis & treatment of MRSA in the UK: 2018 update
237 Effective management of Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter Baumanii (CRAB) outbreak (OXA 23/51) in a teaching hospital
238 WeChat public platform-based intervention may improve health seeking behavior of tuberculosis among urban residents in China
241 Identifying fast acting, surface cleansing products for the removal of pathogenic Candida auris
246 Advanced prevention and Utilization of Foodborne disease using the Rapid inspection vehicle(MFDS Mobile Lab) in Korea
250 Diagnostic stewardship implementation and impact of Filmarray Meningitis/ Encephalitis (FA-ME) panel in a tertiary care setting in Karachi, Pakistan
251 Can whole genome sequencing identify vancomycin resistant enterococci transmission events in haematology inpatients?
252 Dalbavancin use in lower limb revision arthroplasty patients
253 Education to promote best practices and behaviours in infection prevention: the potential of the MOOC
255 Infected sacral pressure sore and jerky movements in an elderly patient: don’t forget tetanus
258 Antimicrobial stewardship of surgical patients in a district general hospital: the role of the audit process in improving outcomes
263 The relationship between air and surface microorganisms in hospital wards: a systematic review

Efficacy of low-dose valganciclovir for cmv prophylaxis post-orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) – a retrospective audit and review


Preliminary blood culture rapid identification and resistance targets determination using genmark dx® eplex® blood culture identification system improves sepsis management, aids early antimicrobial stewardship (ams) interventions and results in significant cost savings

270 No better than picking results out the blue - clinical diagnosis of flu

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia associated with furosemide infusion for the treatment of decompensated heart failure


Keeping it brief so there’s no need to leaf: an Isolation Priority Scoring System on one page


Isolation bed days reduced by implementation of centralized rapid diagnostics for influenza virus