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A Successful Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Reduction Bundle at a Singapore Hospital

  • Dale Fisher (a1) (a2), Long Pang (a3), Sharon Salmon (a4), Raymond T.P. Lin (a1) (a5), Cathrine Teo (a4), Paul Tambyah (a1) (a2), Roland Jureen (a5), Alex R. Cook (a3) and Jonathan A. Otter (a6)...


We report a reduction in the vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) rate from a peak of 1.5 cases per 1,000 admissions (95% confidence interval [CI], 1.0−2.1) in August 2012 to 0.5 per 1,000 admissions (95% CI: 0.3−1.0) by January 2015, associated with a bundle of interventions.

Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2015;37(1):107–109


Corresponding author

Address correspondence to Professor Dale Fisher, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Level 10, Singapore, Singapore 119228 (


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