ACIPC presentation – VRE control update Nov 2021

How can we control VRE? Ferguson ACIPC 2021

Invited presentation to ACIPC Conference – the top 3 horizontal (standard) controls are:

  1. Hand hygiene by healthcare staff
  2. Environmental  controls – REACH trial
  3. Antimicrobial stewardship – target piperacillin+tazobactam and ceftriaxone to reduce usage below 30 DDD/1000 patient-days.

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