Determining Colonization Versus Infection

Infection refers to the presence of bacteria that are causing disease (e.g., the organisms are found in normally sterile anatomic sites or in nonsterile sites with signs/symptoms of infection). Colonization refers to the presence of bacteria that are not causing disease. Only bacteria that cause disease should be targeted with antimicrobial therapy, and nondisease-producing colonizing flora should be left intact. It is important to differentiate infection from colonization because antimicrobial therapy targeting bacterial colonization is inappropriate and may lead to the development of resistant bacteria.

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