Public Health Emergency Plan to tackle CPE

CPE – Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) also described as (CRE) – bacteria which become resistant to all conventionally used antimicrobials. The Minister for Health has activated the Public Health Emergency Plan to address CPE in our health system. CPE is a superbug resistant to most or all antibiotics.  It is carried in the bowel and can … Continue reading Public Health Emergency Plan to tackle CPE