Caribbean External Quality Assurance Program in Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance (PCC-CAR)


Dear Colleagues of the «Caribbean External Quality Assurance Program in Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Resistance»(PCC-CAR):

In the present newsletter we are sending you:

  1. The Evolving Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory in Identifying Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacteria: An Update. A. Endimiani y col. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2020 Dec; 34(4):659-676. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.08.001.
  2. CRE, CREO, CPE and CPO terminology past its sell by date in an area of new antibiotics and regional carbapenemase epidemiology. D. Livermor. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 23; 71 (7):1776-1782. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa122.
  3. European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) guidelines for the treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2021 Dec 16:S1198-743X (21)00679-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2021.11.025.

 Best regards and we will keep in touch!.

Alejandra Corso and  Paula Gagetti.

Servicio Antimicrobianos

Regional Reference Laboratory on Antimicrobial Resistance (RRL)

Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas

ANLIS «Dr. Carlos G. Malbrán».

Secretaria de Salud y Desarrollo Social

Av. Velez Sarsfield 563 (1281)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

+54 11 43032812