Optimal surveillance strategies for identifying patients colonized with and at risk for transmitting carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are urgently needed. We instituted an enhanced surveillance program for CRE that identified unrecognized CREcolonized patients but failed to identify possible CRE transmissions. We also identified risk factors associated with transmitting CRE.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology|
|State||Published - 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases