Additional infection control measures implemented during the early COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in fewer inpatients isolating with multidrug resistant organisms (MRO). A Queensland study, published in Infection, Disease & Health, compared patient isolation days with one or more MROs of concern before, during and after the first lockdown associated with COVID-19. The MROs included vancomycin-resistant ...
Pandemic’s paradox: heightened infection control reduces resistant pathogens
By Mardi Chapman
23 Aug 2021