The Department of Health and Human Services has released updated (2018) guidelines on managing carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.The guidelines are available from this page and comprise:
- Victorian guideline on carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae for health services
- Victorian guideline on carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae for long-term residential care facilities
- Victorian guideline on environmental sampling for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae
The department has also produced a suite of information sheets for clinicians, patients and visitors in health services, and residents, carers, staff and visitors in residential care facilities to help them implement the new guidelines.
A range of forms and sample letters to complement the guidelines have also been released.
The information sheets, forms, sample letters and more detail about the revised guidelines is available at Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae - management guidelines.