Expect More Use of the Antibiotics Avycaz or Vabomere for "CRE"

You'll hear continued debate about which antibiotics to use to treat carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections.

Work with ID to tailor regimens based on susceptibility and safety.

Newer antibiotics. Anticipate using ceftazidime/avibactam (Avycaz)or meropenem/vaborbactam (Vabomere) more. Recent evidence suggests they are safer and may be more effective than traditional options...such as meropenem PLUS a polymyxin (colistin, etc).

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