Risk factors for the development of infections associated with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among previously colonized patients: A retrospective cohort study

Adriana Jimenez, Kristopher Fennie, L. Silvia Munoz-Price, Boubakari Ibrahimou, Lilian M. Abbo, Octavio Martinez, Kathleen Sposato, Yohei Doi, Mary Jo Trepka

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Abstract

Not all patients who acquire carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) develop infections by these organisms; many remain only colonized. Of 54 CPE-colonized patients, 16 (30%) developed CPE infections. We identified indwelling urinary catheter exposure, exposure to intravenous colistin, and overseas transfer as variables associated with CPE infection development among colonized patients.

Original languageEnglish
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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