Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Drugs will kill CRE colonies

Drugs will kill CRE colonies

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Particular antibiotics are effective in eliminating colonies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in asymptomatic carriers of the deadly bacteria, according to clinical research.

Drug treatment eliminates 'nightmare bacteria' colonies in people, researchers find

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Particular kinds of antibiotics are effective in eliminating colonies of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in asymptomatic carriers of the deadly bacteria, according to newly published research.

Antibiotic resistance leads to 23,000 deaths a year, providers must implement best practices: CDC 'landmark' report

Antibiotic resistance leads to 23,000 deaths a year, providers must implement best practices: CDC 'landmark' report

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Nursing homes are on the front lines in the increasingly urgent battle against antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a comprehensive new report that ranks the most dangerous antibiotic-resistant microorganisms. The report identifies four core actions to fight the spread of antibiotic resistance.

Catching bad bugs

Catching bad bugs

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New strains of drug-resistant pathogens are targets of more scrutiny among infection control professionals employed in long-term care environments.