The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Infection prevention and control

  • Multiresistant Bacteria

    Multiresistant Bacteria

    Multiresistant bacteria are a group of germs that do not respond to some of the antibiotics that we commonly use to treat infection.

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  • Viral gastroenteritis

    Viral gastroenteritis

    Viral gastroenteritis is an illness which can be caused by any one of several different viruses which affect the gut.

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  • VRE

    VRE

    VRE stands for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE). VRE are resistant to some antibiotics commonly used to treat infections.

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