Tag Archives: MDRO

Multi-resistant KPC-2 bacteria in Victoria – should we worry in NSW?

During a national conference in February this year, the rest of the country learnt about a serious outbreak of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC2 type, a form of CRE or carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae) that was detected first in 2012 and has mainly focused around one Melbourne hospital. Last week, the media told us not much more about the outbreak, including some […]

GP HealthPathways released for recurrent Staph. infection, MRSA and MDRO

The HealthPathways site (based on a model from Christchurch, NZ) are used by our local General Practitioners and others to guide management of common syndromes and to provide guides to hospital-based  services.  New MRSA and MDRO (multi-drug-resistant organism) pathways provide guidance in keeping with MDRO management recommended across Hunter New England Health District . The Recurrent Staphylococcal Infection pathway includes […]