The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 2 million individuals become infected with bacteria resistant to antibiotics and that multidrug-resistant organisms
(MDROs) account for 23 000 deaths per year.
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Current infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship program practices continue to include a main focus on surveillance for multidrug-resistant organisms
, according to a report published online July 17 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.
Vital signs: containment of novel multidrug-resistant organisms
and resistance mechanisms--United States, 2006-2017.
Antibiotic policy will reduce the development of multidrug-resistant organisms
which, in turn, reduces treatment period, hospital stay, and financial burden on patient's family and finally reduces morbidity and mortality associated with VAP.
Management of multidrug-resistant organisms
in health care settings, 2006.
Countries in southern Europe and North America follow a less aggressive approach, emphasizing contact precautions after detection of multidrug-resistant organisms
(2) However, with the increased prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms
(MDROs) the transmission of MDROs has increased.
have escaped the hospital," Nicholas A.
SAN DIEGO -- Nearly half of nursing home residents harbored multidrug-resistant organisms
on their skin, results from a large multicenter surveillance study showed.
Intensive-care units (ICUs) are a source of multidrug-resistant organisms
, owing to the indiscriminate usage of broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs.
Objective: To determine the impact of using colistin for multidrug-resistant organisms
Colonization and infection with multidrug-resistant organisms
, including extended spectrum [beta]-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae, are a global health problem and frequently complicate the care of wounded military personnel.