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Kareena Johnson1, Sue Scott1, Jane Tomlinson1, Greta Van Kerkwijk1, Andrew Daley1, Kate O’Donaghue1 1The Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, VIC   Introduction Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common causes of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections. The epidemiology in paediatric patients is...
  • August 5, 2019
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Mrs Marija Juraja1,2 1Infection Prevention and Control Unit, Adelaide, Australia, 2Infectious Diseases Service, Adelaide, Australia Background: Water heating/cooling systems for potable water have been around for many years. As part of our new hospital build, new systems were installed and...
  • August 5, 2019
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Ms Kylie Robb1 1Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch), St Leonards, Australia Background: Determining what the key Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) risks are for a practitioner through evidence based performance data allows for high impact, high value education and targeted...
  • July 30, 2019
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Mrs Ann Whitfield1 1Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group, Perth , Australia  Introduction: In 2016 Healthcare Associated Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infections (HA-SABSI) by invasive devices were above peer comparisons at Fiona Standley Hospital (FSH). Reducing harm from invasive devices and...
  • July 30, 2019
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Dr Mary Wyer1,2, Mrs Ruth Barratt1,2, Dr Suyin Hor1,3, Professor Lyn Gilbert1,2 1Westmead Institute For Medical Research, Westmead, Australia, 2Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases & Biosecurity, Westmead, Australia, 3University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Introduction: Staff education and training in...
  • July 30, 2019
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Prof. Brett Mitchell1, Alison Farrington3, Prof Anne Gardner4, Dr Michelle Allen3, Dr Lisa Hall3, Prof Adrian Barnett3, Dr Kate Halton3, Dr Katie Page3, Prof Stephanie Dancer5,6, Prof Thomas Riley7, Prof Christian  Gericke8,9, Prof David Paterson10,11, Prof Nicholas Graves3 Ms Alison...
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