We describe the high burden of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) colonization and infection in a neuro-rehabilitation hospital in Italy over a 6-year period. Overall, 9.3% of patients were found to be CPE carriers on admission; the rates of CPE in-hospital acquisition and CPE-BSI were 9.2 and 2.9 cases per 10,000 patient days, respectively.

The burden of colonization and infection by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the neuro-rehabilitation setting: A prospective six-year experience

Tedeschi S.
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Pignanelli S.;Berlingeri A.;Bartoletti M.;Giannella M.;Viale P.
2019

Abstract

We describe the high burden of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) colonization and infection in a neuro-rehabilitation hospital in Italy over a 6-year period. Overall, 9.3% of patients were found to be CPE carriers on admission; the rates of CPE in-hospital acquisition and CPE-BSI were 9.2 and 2.9 cases per 10,000 patient days, respectively.
Tedeschi S.; Trapani F.; Liverani A.; Tumietto F.; Cristini F.; Pignanelli S.; Berlingeri A.; Bonavita J.; Belloni G.P.; Bartoletti M.; Giannella M.; Pederzini R.; Viale P.
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