Toolkit for managing carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Scottish non-acute care settings

Publication Date: 28 September 2017

This guidance contains a set of recommendations and practical advice to reduce the spread ​of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in non-acute ​​and community settings in Scotland.

It has been adapted from Public Health England’s (PHE) 'Carbapenemase-pro​ducing Enterobacteriaceae: non-acute and community toolkit'. 

The associated 'Toolkit for the early detection, management and control of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Scottish acute settings​' also available.

The following advice leaflets are also available on this site:

  • Advice leaflet for individuals receiving care at home or in the community who have an infection with, or are colonised by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
  • Advice leaflet for the family of a person who is a carrier of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
  • Advice leaflet for contacts of a carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) carrier


Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance