What is CRE and what are the symptoms of this "super bug"?



Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae is infection commonly seen in people with exposure to healthcare settings such as hospitals or nursing homes, & occur among sick patients who are receiving treatment for other conditions, such as patients on ventilators or catheters or long-course antibiotics. Symptoms vary depending on site of infection, ex. UTI or Pneumonia or Blood.
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