Category: Gloves and Other Personal Protective Equipment

Early Identification and Control of Carbapenemase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Originating from a Contaminated GI Endoscope

September 4, 2013 — The following is a discussion of an article by Alrabaa et al. (2013) entitled, “Early identification and control of carbapenemase-producing┬áKlebsiella pneumoniae, originating from contaminated endoscopic equipment.”…

Nature: “Antibiotic resistance: The last resort”

The July 24, 2013, issue of the popular science magazine Nature includes a replete article about CRE – or, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Read Dr. Muscarella’s related post: “Growing National Concerns about…

Growing National Concerns about Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE

March 8, 2013 — A number of recent newspaper reports have highlighted the growing threat for patients in hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, and nursing homes of the increasing resistance…