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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Patient Movement and Impact on Multidrug-Resistant Organism (MDRO) Transmission
Principal Investigator:

Lona Mody

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $72,787
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are endemic in both acute care and nursing homes (NHs). However, predictors for new MDRO acquisition in older adults and transmission to healthcare professionals (HCPs) and the environment, particularly outside of patient rooms, remain unclear. This is relevant in today’s contemporary healthcare systems with patient movement outside the rooms for medical diagnostics and treatment- such as rehabilitation including physical and occupational therapy, procedures...

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