CRE Resistance mechanisms - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Trainings and Webinars

  • The Basics of Antibiotic Resistance: Focus on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) webinar
    First in a series of webinars hosted by MDH and Stratis Health, this webinar is presented by  Dr. Nimalie Stone from the CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link
    • Review common bacteria identified in nursing homes and antibiotics used to treat them
    • Describe mechanisms for antibiotic resistance to develop in bacteria including carbapenem-resistance
    • Discuss ways your laboratory can provide information about antibiotic resistance to your facility
  • Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE) in Minnesota Slide Presentation (PDF)
    • Describe the landscape of CRE nationally and in Minnesota
    • Describe laboratory testing methods for CRE and CP-CRE
    • Explain the 2016 surveillance definition for statewide reporting of CRE
    • Define the process for reporting cases and submitting isolates when a possible CRE is identified
    • Discuss the importance of collaboration between the laboratory and infection prevention entities

Updated Wednesday, 27-Dec-2017 10:51:29 CST