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Table 6 Respondents’ answers to the question “Who should, according to you, coordinate the response?” in Region B

From: Collaborative emergency preparedness and response to cross-institutional outbreaks of multidrug-resistant organisms: a scenario-based approach in two regions of the Netherlands

Who should coordinate? Frequency (total:30) Percentage
Institutionsa
 The GGD 13 43%
 The general practitioner 4 13%
 The RIVM 3 10%
 The hospital 3 10%
Professionsa
 GGD – Infectious disease control specialist 7 23%
 GGD – Infection prevention specialist 7 23%
 Hospital - Infection prevention specialist 7 23%
 GGD – Communication department 6 20%
 Medical microbiologist 6 20%
 Hospital – Infection prevention specialist 5 17%
 Hospital – Communication department 5 17%
 Nursing home – Management 4 13%
 Nursing home – Geriatric specialist 4 13%
 Nursing home – Communication department 3 10%
 Hospital – Outbreak Management Team 3 10%
  1. aInstitutions and professions selected by fewer than three respondents have not been included in the table