A call for action: managing the emergence of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the acute care settings

  title={A call for action: managing the emergence of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the acute care settings},
  author={Patrice Savard and Trish M. Perl},
  journal={Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases},
  • P. SavardT. Perl
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Purpose of review Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Enterobacteriaceae are an emerging and a major concern for the medical community. Reported rates of MDR Enterobacteriaceae are increasing, and infections with these organisms are no longer limited to those associated with healthcare in the severely ill or infirm. Community-acquired infections are now described. The purpose of this review is to provide the readers with an up to date picture of MDR Enterobacteriaceae and to highlight the infection… 

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