CDC warns of deadly, antibiotic-resistant bacteria

03/5/2013 | USA Today · HealthDay News · Washington Post, The

CDC data show that in the first half of 2012, 4% of U.S. hospitals and 18% of nursing homes had at least one case of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a deadly bacteria resistant to even the strongest antibiotics. The CDC urged facilities to stop the spread of the bacteria by enforcing infection-control policies, grouping CRE patients together, alerting hospitals when these patients are transferred and using antibiotics judiciously.

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