These brochures were developed by members of the ICPSNE organization for the purpose of educating patients and their family members about these organisms and to answer questions that they may have. They are available at no cost.
- VRE Final | PDF - en español PDF
- MRSA Final | PDF - en español PDF
- MDRO Final | PDF - en español PDF
- C DIFF Final | PDF - en español PDF
A special thank you to Women and Infants Hospital, Providence RI for translating the brochures for ICPSNE.
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