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Table 2 Examples of select risk factors for carriage of CRE

From: Infection prevention and control measures and tools for the prevention of entry of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae into healthcare settings: guidance from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Patient transfer between healthcare settings within the same country [45, 68]
Patient transfer between healthcare settings across borders [20, 21]
Prior admission to an acute care facility [20, 43, 69]
Prior admission to a LTCF [34, 45, 69, 70]
Household transmission from patients discharged from healthcare settings [47]
Foreign travel (e.g. recreational and medical tourism) [19, 21, 48, 71]