Surveillance and Screening of AROs (Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms)

AROs: Key Documents


  • Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms (AROs) 2014 – Final Program
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Consensus Statement

Remarks from Jury Chair

Literature Review

  • Effectiveness of screening for endemic antibiotic resistant organisms (AROs) in hospital settings – Summary of systematic reviews, primary studies, and evidence-based guidelines
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Media Releases

  • 9 June 2014 – News Release – Infectious diseases and infection control experts gather in Calgary to address growing challenge of antibiotic resistance
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  • 20 June 2014 – News Release – Consensus Statement makes 22 recommendations to improve surveillance and screening for AROs
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