Global Experts Meeting on Infectious Diseases
Medline Industries, Inc,USA
Title: Multi-faceted Strategies Reduce Infections Caused by Multi-drug Resistant Organisms
Biography: Rosie D. Lyles
Multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs) such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), Clostridium difficile and Candida auris are increasing in prevalence worldwide, resulting in infections that are extremely difficult and expensive to treat. Patients across the continuum of care may be faced with colonization with several MDROs. To avoid outbreaks across a region, which can occur in the absence of a coordinated approach; hospitals are looking for effective solutions to reduce transmission (via direct and indirect contact) and prevent hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).