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MRB screening

MRB screening

At the moment we are not able to provide MRB-screening for our students. Contact Wetterhälsan Health centreexternal link, opens in new window to book an appointment if you are an international student or go to your local Health centre.

The term multiresistant bacteria (MRB) refers to bacteria that have become resistant to multiple antibiotics that are normally effective in treating them (e.g. MRSA, ESBL, ESBL-CARBA, VRE).

All students who have done a work placement within healthcare and/or geriatric care while being on exchange have to undergo MRB Screening. The same applies to all students who have been hospitalised or treated at a polyclinic abroad within the last six months. The screening must be performed prior to the start of a work placement within healthcare and/or geriatric care. The student is responsible for setting up an appointment with the local healthcare centre where the student is registered. As an international student you can also contact Wetterhälsanexternal link, opens in new window.

All foreign exchange students who are going to do a work placement within healthcare and/or geriatric care during their exchange studies at the School of Health and Welfare also have to undergo MRB Screening. The screening must be performed prior to the work placement. The student is responsible for setting up an appointment with the local healthcare centre where the student is registered. As an international student you can also contact Wetterhälsanexternal link, opens in new window.