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Ms Simone Tempone1, Ms Michelle Stirling1, Ms Rebecca McCann1 1Department Of Health, East Perth, Australia Background: Even with the declining incidence of infections attributable to healthcare associated (HA) factors, SAB continues to represent a significant burden to the WA healthcare...
  • August 5, 2019
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Dr Michelle Porter1, Ms Jane  Bew1, Ms Brittany Brennan1, Ms Tamara Lebedevs2, Mrs Danielle Engelbrecht2, Ms Lisa Nicalou2, Mrs Cathy Jones2, Leanne Sammels1 1Pathwest Laboratory Services, Nedlands, Australia, 2KIng Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, Australia Background: King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH)...
  • August 5, 2019
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Prof Ramon Shaban1, Dr Rhodri Saunders2 1The University of Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia, 2Coreva Scientific, Koenigswinter, Germany Introduction: Sternal wound infection (SWI) following coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) is an infrequent but potentially costly...
  • August 5, 2019
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Dr Sharmin Nusrat1, Dr Jonathan Peake2, Dr Kathryn Daveson3 1The Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia, 2The Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia, 3The Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia Background: Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE) are known to evolve from clonal complexes that span the susceptible...
  • August 5, 2019
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Dr Md Choudhury1,2,3, Dr Hanna Sidjabat1, Dr Hosam Zowawi1, Dr Nicole Marsh3,4, Mrs Emily Larsen3,4, Dr Naomi Runnegar3,5, Professor  David Paterson1, Dr David  McMillan2, Professor  Claire  Rickard3,4,5 1The University of Queensland, UQ Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR), Brisbane, Australia ,...
  • August 4, 2019
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Ms Donna Cameron1,2, Ms Meredith Cameron1, Dr Simon Crouch1, Ms Hazel Penfold1, Dr Claire Tobin3, Mr Alastair Bradtke3, Ms Brooke Wilson3 1Department of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, Australia, 2Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia, 3Department of Education...
  • August 4, 2019
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Ms Stephanie J. Curtis1, Associate Professor Leon J Worth1, Associate Professor Rhonda L.  Stuart2, Associate Professor Caroline Marshall3, Professor Paul D.R.  Johnson4, Dr Lucy O.  Attwood4, Dr Andie S.  Lee5, Professor Allen C.  Cheng1, Dr Andrew J. Stewardson1 1Department of...
  • July 30, 2019
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Ms Kylie Robb1 1Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch), St Leonards, Australia Background: A dental practitioner must comply with the Dental Board of Australia’s Guidelines on infection control. This project aimed to develop a risk based criteria framework to assess a...
  • July 30, 2019
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Ms Kylie Robb1 1Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch), St Leonards, Australia Background: Private dental practice accreditation in Australia against the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards is voluntary, yet it is mandatory for hospitals, day surgery and public...
  • July 30, 2019
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Mrs Aby Foster1, Mrs Lynley Pilon1, Dr Deborough Macbeth1, Dr Peta-Anne  Zimmerman1,2,3 1Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, Southport, Australia, 2Graduate Infection Prevention and Control Program | School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Southport, Australia, 3Menzies Institute, , Australia...
  • July 30, 2019
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