Veterans health administration outlines recommendations to combat ‘crisis’ of MDROs

(Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) The Veterans Health Administration is leading efforts to prevent the spread of dangerous multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs), as detailed in a series of articles published in the February issue of Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The articles identify gaps in the existing knowledge about MDROs and set a research agenda in four specific areas: transmission dynamics, antimicrobial stewardship, the microbiome, and special populations.