CRE

CDC Duodenoscope Surveillance Sampling

Microchem Laboratory is one of the few laboratories in the United States qualified and prepared to help hospitals comply with the CDC interim duodenoscope surveillance protocol and the CDC interim duodenoscope sampling method.  If your hospital is interested in discussing the costs and logistics associated with routine microbiological sampling...

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CRE Testing: Microchem Laboratory

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have recently gained notoriety because infections caused by this class of microorganism are difficult if not impossible to treat clinically, resulting in an estimated mortality rate among infected individuals of up to 50%. Microchem Laboratory has been testing antimicrobial products for efficacy against CRE since early 2012. Below, Microchem Laboratory provides...

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