Dutch Guideline for Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Highly Resistant Microorganisms (HRMO)

@article{KluytmansVandenBergh2005DutchGF,
  title={Dutch Guideline for Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Highly Resistant Microorganisms (HRMO)},
  author={M. F. Q. Kluytmans–VandenBergh and Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans and Andreas Voss},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={309-313}
}
Hospitals are faced with the increasingly rapid emergence and dissemination of antimicrobial–resistant microorganisms. US and European guidelines on the prevention of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals were, until recently, mainly directed at methicillin–resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). In 2004, the Dutch Working Party on Infection Prevention issued a guideline on the prevention of nosocomial transmission of highly resistant microorganisms (HRMO), in order to fulfill the growing need… CONTINUE READING

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