Lessons from a Carbapenemase-producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) Outbreak in a Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF)

      BACKGROUND: CP-CRE poses a unique challenge to LTCF. Residents in LTCF are at increased risk due to their vulnerable health status, frequent exposure to antibiotics and healthcare environment. CP-CRE investigations in LTCF are challenging due to the complexity of this infection, limited infection prevention expertise, and absence of specific investigative guidance.
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