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Contact Precautions for Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extended-Spectrum β Lactamase–Producing Escherichia coli: A Point/Counterpoint Review

Contact Precautions for Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extended-Spectrum β... SummaryThe decision to advocate contact precautions for extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) carriers should be carefully evaluated. It is likely that most institutions do not need to rely on contact precautions for controlling nosocomial ESBL-EC transmission in nonepidemic settings. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clinical Infectious Diseases Oxford University Press

Contact Precautions for Preventing Nosocomial Transmission of Extended-Spectrum β Lactamase–Producing Escherichia coli: A Point/Counterpoint Review

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Oxford University Press
Copyright
© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved. For permissions, e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com.
ISSN
1058-4838
eISSN
1537-6591
DOI
10.1093/cid/cix258
pmid
28379311
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Abstract

SummaryThe decision to advocate contact precautions for extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) carriers should be carefully evaluated. It is likely that most institutions do not need to rely on contact precautions for controlling nosocomial ESBL-EC transmission in nonepidemic settings.

Journal

Clinical Infectious DiseasesOxford University Press

Published: Jul 15, 2017

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