Additional Precautions for Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Patients admitted to Hospital: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : July 23, 2019)
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RB1363-000

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Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of additional precautions for patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital setting?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of additional precautions in patients who are colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital setting?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding additional precautions for patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital setting?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews with meta-analysis, nine non-randomized studies, and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding additional precautions for patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital setting.