[PDF] Prevention and control of multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: recommendations from a Joint Working Party

Healthcare Infection Society
Healthcare Infection Society
Publication date:
01 November 2015


Multi-drug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacterial infections have become prevalent in some European countries. Moreover, increased use of broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents selects organisms with resistance and, by increasing their numbers, increases their chance of spread. This report describes measures that are clinically effective for preventing transmission when used by healthcare workers in acute and primary healthcare premises