PUZZLED BY SPHINGOMONAS?
Wednesday, June 22 @ Noon EDT
Learn how a hospital conducted a retrospective genomic analysis to investigate a cluster of waterborne opportunistic infections extending over 11 years. Hear the building and environmental factors that precipitated this series of events. Understand how flushing and repiping can help remediate the risk to immunocompromised patients but why they are not panaceas.
Brooke Decker, MD
Director of the Hospital Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health
Tara Palmore, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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