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Current infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship program practices: A survey of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Network (SRN)

  • Kathleen Chiotos (a1), Clare Rock (a2), Marin L. Schweizer (a3) (a4), Valerie M. Deloney (a5), Daniel J. Morgan (a6), Aaron M. Milstone (a7), David K. Henderson (a8), Anthony D. Harris (a6) and Jennifer H. Han (a9)...

Abstract

We used a survey to characterize contemporary infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship program practices across 64 healthcare facilities, and we compared these findings to those of a similar 2013 survey. Notable findings include decreased frequency of active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, frequent active surveillance for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, and increased support for antibiotic stewardship programs.

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Author for correspondence: Kathleen Chiotos, Email: chiotosk@email.chop.edu

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