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Your doctor or the medical team that took care of you during a stay in care institution, made practice a bacteriological examination has identified a particular bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics, called ESBL (beta lactamase broad-spectrum), belonging to the group of BMR (multi Resistant bacteria).

This bacteria can be responsible for an infection, and then be accompanied by symptoms (cystitis with burning on urination for example, or fever …) but can also be simply present in your digestive flora or urine, without you feel the effects: it is called colonization.

Whatever the situation, it is important for you:

Protect your entourage, including people who live with you, transmission of this bacterium.

In fact, some studies show that people living with ESBL carrier have a 25% risk of becoming a carrier in turn. Hygiene measures are simple to implement daily at home, you find on the card below. However, it is very difficult to know how long the porting. In general, multi-resistant bacteria eventually disappear spontaneously from the digestive flora few weeks after purchase.

Their disappearance is faster if no new antibiotic treatment is administered. There is no treatment that can decolonize a patient.

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Prevent medical and paramedical teams that take care of you at home.

Indeed, these professionals will have to establish specific hygiene measures.

To keep the bacteriological results highlighting this resistant bacteria.

If relapse particular, it will be necessary to show a doctor does not have access to your file, you had an infection with a bacterium resistant to antibiotics, in order to better target any urgent antibiotic treatment.