- •There are significant challenges in selective media to identify carbapenem resistant enterobacteriace (CRE) from fomites.
- •We share our experience with HardyCHROM CRE plates and modified MacConkey agar.
- •Modified MacConkey may be more beneficial for detection of CRE from environment.
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