Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) or carbapenemase-producing
... Hospitals are primary transmission sites for CRE-based infections. ... People
most likely to acquire carbapenem-resistant...
Mar 20, 2013 ... CRE has been dubbed a “nightmare bacteria” by the CDC's Director Tom .... a
personal advocate with you when you're in a hospital—someone ...
Mar 5, 2013 ... "CRE are nightmare bacteria," CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden told reporters. .....
Also, how many Carbapenem resistant infections have come from farms .... Cant
go into them now but be aware of your local hospital, they over ...
TUESDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- A "nightmare" bacteria that is resistant
to powerful antibiotics and kills half of those it infects has surfaced in nearly 200 ...
FRONTLINE investigates the rise of deadly drug-resistant bacteria. ... weeks, an
infection would respond to broad spectrum antibiotics, but then come back. ... I
also find it interesting that when you do get an antibiotic the doctor doesn't tell
you ..... I worked in the pharmacy at the hospital near Pfizer's research facility i...
Mar 8, 2013 ... On the other hand, as I pointed out, these nightmare bacteria are killing people, ...
about outbreaks at other hospitals, and you just hope it doesn't come here. ... to
the infected patients and don't let them get near other patients.
Transcript for the FRONTLINE film Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria. ... took Addie
to a local hospital, where they said she had symptoms of a virus. ... I remember
sitting there, watching the sun come up and thinking, "How did she get so sick?
Mar 5, 2013 ... "Nightmare bacteria" resistant to the strongest antibiotics are on the rise in the ... "
It's not often that our scientists come to me to say that we have a very ... "If you are
going into the hospital, you sure as heck would want to know ...
Hospitals here are plagued by the deadliest hospital infection, CRE, which is
highly resistant to ... “nightmare bacteria,” because it kills up to 50 percent of
infected patients. .... aureus (MRSA) at least one week before you come into the
hospital. ... bed linens, call buttons and other surfaces near your bed and they are
Mar 6, 2013 ... "These are nightmare bacteria that present a triple threat," said ... CDC officials
noted Tuesday that only six states require hospitals ... "I've had to ask patients, '
Do you want a toxic antibiotic and end up on ... There is little chance that an
effective drug to kill CRE bacteria will be produc...