'Nightmare' drug-resistant bacteria CRE found in U.S. woman

May 26, 2016 8:26 PM

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'Nightmare' drug-resistant bacteria CRE found in U.S. woman

Hospital acquired Infections (insert: Klebsiella)

Multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which causes a range of symptoms from boils and abscesses to blood poisoning and arthritis, has been a concern for years in hospitals and whilst public health teams have been tackling it, a group of bugs known as the ESKAPE pathogens is taking the lead.

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