Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rise of carbapenem-resistant Enterobactericaeae

Infections with bacteria resistant to carbapenems, a group of highly effective antibiotics, pose a significant threat to patients and healthcare systems in all EU/EEA countries, warns ECDC in a Rapid Risk Assessment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Los Angeles hospital 'superbug' takes toll on infected

Among the seven people infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital is an 18-year-old student who has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition, his attorney ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug-resistant pathogen found in large numbers in LA County

Researchers with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health have found high rates of the multi-drug resistant pathogen, carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) among the patient population in long-term acute ...