Rapid risk assessment: Candida auris in healthcare settings – Europe
This rapid risk assessment update appraises the risk for spread of C. auris in hospitals in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries, considering the newly available information from the ECDC survey on the epidemiological situation as well as laboratory capacity and preparedness for C. auris in EU/EEA countries.
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Rapid risk assessment: Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in healthcare settings – 8 December 2016
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