Unit Based Champions Infection Prevention eBug Bytes May 2013. Targeted Screening for C. difficile Upon Admission Could Potentially Identify Most Colonized Patients.
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.