Unit Based Champions Infection Prevention eBug Bytes May 2013. Targeted Screening for C. difficile Upon Admission Could Potentially Identify Most Colonized Patients.
Unit Based ChampionsInfection PreventioneBug BytesMay 2013
CRE was found in 1.2% hospitals in the country in 2001, but in 2011 and the
first six months of 2012, it was in 4.6% of acute care hospitals. It is now in 18%
of long-term care hospitals, and has been detected in hospitals in 42 states.