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MDRO contamination rates ranged from 11.9% to 28.5% across 6 facilities.
The rate of decline of MRSA bloodstream infections in US hospitals has slowed since 2012.
Six months of decolonization lowered MRSA rates 30% and any type of infection 17%.
Infection rates were 10 times higher in children from an Orthodox Jewish community.
Patients incorrectly labeled as allergic to penicillin are more likely to receive broad-spectrum antibiotics, a practice that promotes resistance.
Fluoroquinolone resistance in hospital-onset E coli bacteremia rose markedly.
A worrisome finding among resistant Salmonella isolates was the Kentucky serovar, of which more than three-quarters were multidrug resistant.
Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.
The drug-resistant strain has emerged recently on pig farms but has rarely caused human illness.
The report shows increasing trends in several bacteria, most notably in rates of combined resistance for E coli.
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