How harmful are the ESKAPE pathogens in respect to Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)?
The ESKAPE pathogens are responsible for over 40% of HAIs in the healthcare environment1,2.
1. Magill, et.al. Multistate Point-Prevalence Survey of Health Care–Associated Infections, N Engl J Med 2014;370:1198-208
2. Boucher, et.al. Bad Bugs, No Drugs: No ESKAPE! An Update from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 48:1–12