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Table 1 Definition of highly resistant Enterobacteriaceae

From: Dutch guideline for preventing nosocomial transmission of highly-resistant micro-organisms (HRMO) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs)

Gram-negative rods ESBL Carbapenemase Aminoglycosides Quinolones
Enterobacteriaceae A A B B
  1. ESBL extended-spectrum beta-lactamase; A: presence of ESBL or Carbapenemase is sufficient to define the microorganism as highly resistant; B: resistance against both antibacterial agents from the two indicated groups is required to define the microorganism as highly resistant