Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

In January 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) modified its surveillance definition for CRE to the current definition:

  • resistant to imipenem, meropenem, doripenem, or ertapenem OR
  • documentation that the isolate possesses a carbapenemase

For details, see the CDC website.

CRE is a reportable condition in South Dakota

South Dakota CRE Workgroup

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