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carbapenemase producing or resistant enterobacteriaceae (CPE/CRE)


  • enterobacteriaceae are fermentative, non-fastidious, oxidase negative, facultative anaerobic, Gram -ve rods
  • since 2012, an increasing number of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae have been identified in Victoria
  • epidemiological investigation has indicated that each genomic cluster appears to have a strong or exclusive relationship with individual health services.
  • in 2015, carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) became increasingly problematic in Australia
bacteria_cpe.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/06 18:35 (external edit)