Infection control and prevention measures to reduce the spread of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitalized patients, a systematic review and meta-analysis

Giulia De Angelis, Roberto Cauda, Chiara De Waure, Evelina Tacconelli, Maria Adriana Cataldo, Giuseppe La Torre, Yehuda Carmeli

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Abstract

Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) represent a major problem in healthcare settings worldwide. It is still unclear which is the most effective infection control and prevention (ICP) measure to reduce the spread of hospital-acquired VRE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)N/A-N/A
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Volume2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • contact precaution
  • hand hygiene
  • screening

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