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Update on resistance trends for HAIs and blood stream infections

In this power point Rosanna Peeling provides updates on resistance trends for healthcare-associated and blood stream infections.

Hospitalised patients can often be at risk of acquiring health care associated bloodstream infections, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this step, Professor Rosanna Peeling looks at GLASS reporting on the latest resistance trends for major bacterial pathogens causing bloodstream infections, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter species, E. coli, and Streptococcus pneumoniae.

She will also provide an update on laboratory methods for the identification and antimicrobial susceptibility or resistance testing for bacteria that are common causes of bloodstream infections.

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