Risk Assessment After a Severe Hospital-Acquired Infection Associated With Carbapenemase-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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IMPORTANCE: Resistance of gram-negative bacilli to carbapenems is rapidly emerging worldwide. In 2016, the World Health Organization defined the hospital-built environment as a core component of infection prevention and control programs. The hospital-built environment has recently been reported as a source for outbreaks and sporadic transmission events of carbapenemase-producing gram-negative bacilli from the environment to […]

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  • op 6 december 2019
  • door dTHIP redactie

Intensive care unit wastewater interventions to prevent transmission of multispecies Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase – producing organisms

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Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 2. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy052. [Epub ahead of print]    Amy J. Mathers,1,2 Kasi Vegesana,3 Ian German Mesner,3 Katie E. Barry,1 Aaron Pannone,4 Josh Baumann,3 Derrick W. Crook,5,6 Nicole Stoesser,5,6 Shireen Kotay,1 Joanne Carroll,2 and Costi D. Sifri1,7   Abstract Background: Increasing prevalence of nosocomial carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae is a concern; however, the […]

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  • op 12 april 2018
  • door Corianne Meijer