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Toolkit for managing carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Scottish non-acute care settings

Published on 01 September 2017

From: Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Scotland

Practical advice for health and care staff working in non-acute care settings.



This document provides practical advice aimed at health and care staff on the early detection, management and control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE). A number of scenarios for different care settings and situations are included within the toolkit.

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