2012 CRE Toolkit - Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Part 2: Regional CRE Prevention
Regions with Few CRE Identified
In regions where CRE have been identified but cases remain uncommon, an aggressive approach to prevention is needed to prevent further transmission and widespread emergence of CRE. This will require increased prevention efforts targeting select facilities in the region where CRE are found.
- Refer to Part 1: Facility-Level Recommendations
- http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/toolkits/InterfacilityTransferCommunicationForm11-2010.pdf [PDF - 176 KB]
- Includes all acute care facilities and long-term care facilities that provide medical or nursing care (e.g, long-term acute care hospitals and skilled nursing facilities). Refer to the text for more details.