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Deadly pathogen discovered at Ohio long-term care facility could spell trouble elsewhere, researchers warn

Deadly pathogen discovered at Ohio long-term care facility could spell trouble elsewhere, researchers warn

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A type of drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa discovered in an Ohio long-term care facility has killed one person and infected six others, according to clinician researchers. A dangerous genetic element of this pathogen might already have been spreading, and "surveillance is urgently needed," the investigators announced.