Control interventions for preventing spread of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in hospitals

Evelina Tacconelli, Roberto Cauda, Maria Adriana A. Cataldo, Yehuda Carmeli, Giulia De Angelis

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: Primary objectiveTo determine the effects of different control interventions aimed at minimising the spread of VRE on the incidence of VRE colonisation / infection in hospital settings. Secondary objectivesTo determine the effects of different control interventions aimed at minimising the spread of VRE on the risk of death at 30 days follow-up, prolonged hospitalization, adverse effects and hospital costs.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD007420
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2013
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 6 Jun 2013

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