Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales (CRE): The Hidden Threat for Which Veterinarians Must Prepare
CRE is one of the most urgent antimicrobial resistance threats globally. Humans and animals can be colonized with these enteric pathogens and can develop infections which are difficult or impossible to treat. Learn about the impact of this overlooked threat in veterinary medicine, including risk factors, how to detect colonization and infection, what to do if CRE is detected, and how to prevent transmission within your clinic.
Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD
Dr. Beaudoin is the Director of One Health Antibiotic Stewardship at Minnesota Department of Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She holds a DVM degree from Cornell University, a PhD in veterinary epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, and veterinary preventive medicine board certification. Dr. Beaudoin has equine and small animal clinical experience. She has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, providing technical assistance to foreign governments establishing antibiotic resistance surveillance. Currently, Dr. Beaudoin works with stakeholders to advance antibiotic stewardship in human, animal, and environmental health.
Jennifer Granick, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Granick is an associate professor of small animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research focuses on clinical antibiotic use and antimicrobial stewardship. She is Co-director of the Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Initiative (ARSI) at the University of Minnesota and the Companion Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network. She chairs the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee.
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