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What is cre and what are the symptoms of this "super bug"?
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Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: CRE
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.

In brief: CRE
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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