Carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria enhanced surveillance: ERS user guide

Guidance for NHS trusts and microbiology labs taking part in the national enhanced surveillance of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria.


Enhanced surveillance of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria electronic reporting system: NHS trust and microbiology laboratory user guide

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This electronic reporting system (ERS) user guide describes:

  • which isolates should be referred for full characterisation
  • how NHS trust users and microbiology laboratory users register for the ERS
  • how microbiology laboratory users make a request via the ERS
  • how microbiology laboratory users access and manage test results
  • how and when enhanced surveillance data should be provided
Published 5 May 2015
Last updated 12 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect changes following a system upgrade on 11 July 2016.
  2. First published.