Monday, October 25, 2010


…will bring up the “Find and Replace” tool in Microsoft Word. Illinois legislators, you may want to use this tool today, so you can get yourselves a shiny new law to deal with the latest emerging antimicrobial resistance threat.

Hint: you’ll want to find “MRSA”, and replace with “KPC”. Make sure to go to “search options” and click on “Match Case”, or you’ll mess it all up.

That should do it.

Illinois screening legislation
IDSA abstract on emergence of KPC-producers in Illinois
Chicago Tribune story

1 comment:

  1. Dan,
    For all of your posts, but especially this one, I would like to propose that you receive the first annual Mike Edmond Award at World KPC Day. The MEA will be given in Chicago at a date to be determined, when the Cubs are in town.