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Which Strategies Follow From the Surveillance of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria to Strengthen the Control of Their Spread? A French Experience

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Efforts to enhance standard precautions and to isolate patients with positive routine clinical cultures during 3 years were insufficient to decrease multidrug-resistant bacteria infection rates. Routine screening for carriage in high-risk patients may be necessary to hait transmission and control the hospital reservoir.

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Laboratoire de Bactériologie, Virologie, Hygiène Hospitalière, Hôpital Laënnec, CHU Nantes, France
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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