Acquisition of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae by healthy travellers to India, France, February 2012 to March 2013.

@article{Rupp2014AcquisitionOC,
  title={Acquisition of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae by healthy travellers to India, France, February 2012 to March 2013.},
  author={Etienne Rupp{\'e} and Laurence Armand-Lef{\`e}vre and Candice Estellat and A El-Mniai and Yacine Boussadia and Paul Henri Consigny and P. M. Girard and Daniel Vittecoq and Olivier Bouchaud and Gilles Pialoux and Marina Esposito-Far{\`e}se and Bruno Coignard and J. C. Lucet and Antoine Andremont and Sophie Matheron},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 14}
}
Healthy travellers to countries where carbapenemases-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) are endemic might be at risk for their acquisition, even without contact with the local healthcare system. Here, we report the acquisition of CPE (two OXA-181, one New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (NDM-1)) in three healthy travellers returning from India. The duration of CPE intestinal carriage was less than one month. The results indicate that healthy travellers recently returning from India might be… CONTINUE READING