Health District

Carbapenem Resistant Organism (CPO) Surveillance

The CRO surveillance took effect in January 2017 in Washoe County. All hospital laboratories are required to report CRO to WCHD and CRO isolates meeting surveillance criteria should be submitted to the Nevada State Public Health Laboratories for advanced tests regarding carbapenemase production . WCHD conducts investigations for cases with producing carbapenemase(s) and their contacts. You may contact Epidemiology Program for any questions.  

Last modified on 08/22/2018

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