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Epidemiologic Review of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Duodenoscopes, and Endoscopic Ultrasonography in the Department of Veterans Affairs

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 March 2016

Russell A. Ryono
Affiliation:
Public Health Surveillance & Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Patricia L. Schirmer
Affiliation:
Public Health Surveillance & Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Cynthia Lucero-Obusan
Affiliation:
Public Health Surveillance & Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Gina Oda
Affiliation:
Public Health Surveillance & Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Jason A. Dominitz
Affiliation:
Office of Gastroenterology Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Mark Holodniy
Affiliation:
Public Health Surveillance & Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC Stanford University, Stanford, California
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The views shared in this manuscript are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the United States Government.

Presented in part: IDWeek 2015 (Abstract 107); San Diego, California; October 8, 2015.

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