Frequency of Rescreening of Patients Positive for Antibiotic Resistant Organisms: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines


( Last Updated : January 2, 2015)
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RB0766-000

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  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the frequency of rescreening following a positive antibiotic resistant organism (ARO) test result at admission in the acute care setting?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the frequency of rescreening following a positive ARO test result at admission in the acute care setting?


Key Message

Four non-randomized studies regarding the frequency of rescreening of patients positive for antibiotic resistant organisms were identified.