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NCW APIC Public Health Update. September, 2008. Public Health Update. MRSA Data Safe injection practices Infection control for LHDs Pressure ulcer coalition New epidemiologists. MRSA. Wisconsin legislation APIC/BCD MRSA survey Metastar projects SafeCare Wisconsin

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Ncw apic public health update

NCW APIC Public Health Update

September, 2008


Public health update

Public Health Update

  • MRSA

  • Data

  • Safe injection practices

  • Infection control for LHDs

  • Pressure ulcer coalition

  • New epidemiologists


Ncw apic public health update

MRSA

  • Wisconsin legislation

  • APIC/BCD MRSA survey

  • Metastar projects

    • SafeCare Wisconsin

    • MRSA infection reduction in acute care


Figure 1 number of persons reported with hiv infection by year of report wisconsin 1990 2007

Figure 1. Number of persons reported with HIV infectionby year of report, Wisconsin, 1990-2007

Average number of cases 1998-2007 = 383

7 cases/100,000 population


Reported cases of std by year of diagnosis wisconsin 1997 2007

66% increase

Reported cases of STD* by year of diagnosis, Wisconsin , 1997-2007

* Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and genital HSV infection.


Wi antibiotic resistance report invasive s pneumoniae

WI Antibiotic Resistance ReportInvasive S. pneumoniae

  • Invasive isolates with high-level penicillin resistance decreased from 8.5% in 2005 to 4.8% in 2006.

  • Isolates with reduced susceptibility to multiple drugs (penicillin and two or more beta lactam antibiotics) increased from 6.2% in 2005 to 8.3% in 2006.

  • Only two isolates with fluoroquinolone resistance

  • Total of non-susceptible isolates decreased in the Western, Southern and Northern Regions but increased in the Northern and Southeastern Regions.


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WNV

How many confirmed/probable human cases in WI for 2008 to date?


Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

  • 70 cases in WI in 2007 compared to 75 in 2006

  • About 250,000 WI residents are infected

  • Milwaukee County: 30 cases in 2007

  • ___ and ___Counties each had 4 cases


Hcw influenza vaccination 2007

HCW Influenza Vaccination 2007

  • 107 facilities made the 80% Club

    • 35 hospitals (25%)

    • 72 nursing homes (18%)


Wi immunization data

WI Immunization Data

  • 81% vaccination rate by age 2

  • 93% vaccination rate by school age

  • 3% opt out under personal conviction

  • 0.4% opt out for religious reasons


Measles

Measles

  • 131 cases in US from January through July

  • 7 confirmed cases in southeastern WI

  • 2 cases of rubella


Recommendations for hcw

Recommendations for HCW

March 14, 2008 memo from DPH and WCIP:

Acceptable evidence of rubella immunity is documented vaccination OR a positive titer


Recommendations for hcw1

Recommendations for HCW

“Negative measles, mumps, rubella, or varicella titers in immunized persons cannot be interpreted as non-immune status, therefore testing of HCW for immunity after documented receipt of these vaccines is not recommended.”


Safe injection practices

Safe Injection Practices

  • Outbreaks of Hepatitis C in NY, OK, NE, and Nevada due to unsafe injection practices

  • Typical sources of transmission

    • Re-use of syringes

    • Use of multi-dose vials on more than one patient

  • CDC estimates 1-3% of health care workers have unsafe injection practices


Infection control for lhds

Infection Control for LHDs

  • Information will be posted on the DHS website

    • Std and transmission based precautions

    • BBP standard

    • Respiratory protection

    • TB

    • PPE

    • Pandemic influenza

    • FAQ


Wi pressure ulcer coalition

WI Pressure Ulcer Coalition

One year initiative to emphasize ways to prevent pressure ulcers in all HC settings

  • WAHSA

  • WHCA

  • Metastar

  • DQA

  • Rural Health Cooperative


Ncw apic public health update

Carrie Nielson, PhD

EIS officer


Ncw apic public health update

Stephanie Schauer, PhD

Immunization Program


Ncw apic public health update

Gwen Borlaug, CIC, MPHBureau of Communicable Diseases 1 West Wilson Street Room 318Madison, WI [email protected]


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