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1

The leading organisms causing HAI’s in U.S. Acute Care Hospitals?

C. Diff, S. Aureus, Klebsiella, E. Coli

2

What are the two organisms considered Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)?

E. Coli and Klebsiella, along with Enterobacters, they have plasmids producing carbapenem lysing enzymes.

3

What are the organisms involved with direct and indirect contact?

MRSA, VRE, CRE, C. Diff, Norovirus. These are all antibiotic resistant organisms.

4

What are the organisms involved with droplets and splashes from sneezing and coughing?

Neisseria meningitides, Pertussis, GAS, H. influenza, Influenza, RSV, other respiratory viruses.

5

What are the organisms involved with sneezing and coughing that stay airborne?

Tuberculosis, Chicken pox, measles, influenza, SARS.

6

What are the organisms involved with surgical site infections?

S. aureus, Coag neg staph. Less so, gram negative enterics, enterococcus, candida.

7

What are the organisms involved with Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections?

Coag neg staph, S. aureus, Enterococcus, Candida. Less so, gram negatives.

8

What are the organisms involved with Cather Associated UTI’s?

E. Coli, Klebsiella, Enterobacter. Also, P. aerugnosa, enterococcus, Candida.

9

What are the organisms associated with Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)?

Enteric gram negatives (E. Coli, Klebsiella, Enterobacter). Also non-fermenting gram negatives: P. aeruginosa, Acinetobacter. And S. aureus and Legionella.

10

What are the immunizations that healthcare workers should get?

Influenza, MMR, Varicella, Hep B, Pertussis.