City-Wide CRE Study

District hospitals and skilled nursing facilities have collaborated to complete a first of its kind point prevalence study about the ‘super bug’ carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). The goal was to proactively work together to address antimicrobial resistance and determine the prevalence of CRE specifically.

For more information, see the following:

Tina Reed, Washington Business Journal

Fox5 News with Steve Chenevey

The Kojo Nnamdi Show – Dr. Lance Price from GWU Milken School of Public Health’s Antibiotic Resistance Action Center and Dr. Jo Anne Nelson, DCHA EVP and COO

 

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