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

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

Abstract

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