Other CRE Guidelines and Resources

Guidelines and other CRE resources for Health Professionals.

Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines

CRE Guidelines and Recommendations


  1. Outcomes of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Infection and the Impact of Antimicrobial and Adjunctive Therapies Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:1099-1106. Gopi Patel, Shirish Huprikar, Stephanie H. Factor, et al. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/iche/current
  2. Risk Factors and Clinical Impact of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-Producing K. pneumoniae Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009;30:1180-1185. Leanne B. Gasnik, Paul H. Edelstein, Ebbing Lautenbach, et al.http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/iche/current
  3. Success of an Infection Control Program to Reduce the Spread of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniaeInfect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009;30:447-452. Sandeep Kochar, Timothy Sheard, Roopali Sharma, et al. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/iche/current
  4. Successful Control of an Outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-Producing K. pneumoniae at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31:341-347. L. Silvia Munoz-Price, Mary K. Hayden, Karen Lolans et al. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/iche/current
  5. Cluster of bloodstream infections caused by KPC-2 carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Manhattan. Am J Infect Control. 2009;37(2):121-6. A.S. Nadkarni, T. Schliep, L. Khan, C.B. Zeana. http://www.ajicjournal.org/
  6. Characterization of a New Metallo-β-Lactamase Gene, blaNDM-1, and a Novel Erythromycin Esterase Gene Carried on a Unique Genetic Structure in Klebsiella pneumoniae Sequence Type 14 from India. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2009;53(12):5046-5054. D. Yong, M.A. Toleman, C.G. Giske, et al.
  7. Potential role of active surveillance in the control of a hospital-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2010 June;31(6):620-6. Ben-David D, Maor Y, Keller N, et al.
  8. Predictors of rectal carriage of carbapenemresistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) among patients with known CRE carriage at their next hospital encounter. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011 May;32(5):497-503. Schechner V, Kotlovsky T, Tarabeia J, et al.

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