Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections: Report from the China CRE Network.

@article{Zhang2018EpidemiologyOC,
  title={Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections: Report from the China CRE Network.},
  author={Yawei Zhang and Qi Wang and Yuyao Yin and Hongbin Chen and Longyang Jin and Bing Gu and Liangyi Xie and Chunxia Yang and Xiaobo Ma and Huayin Li and Wei Li and Xiaoqian Zhang and Kang Liao and Sijin Man and Shifu Wang and Hainan Wen and Binbin Li and Zhusheng Guo and Jinjing Tian and Fengyan Pei and Li Liu and Lijun Zhang and Cuimei Zou and Tongping Hu and Jun Cai and Hong Yu Yang and Jiaming Huang and Xianghong Jia and Wenhui Huang and Bin Cao and Hui Wang},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2018},
  volume={62 2}
}
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infection is highly endemic in China, but estimates of the infection burden are lacking. We established the incidence of CRE infection from a multicenter study that covered 25 tertiary hospitals in 14 provinces. CRE cases defined as carbapenem-nonsusceptible Citrobacter freundii, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter cloacae, or Klebsiella pneumoniae infections during January to December 2015 were collected and reviewed from medical records. Antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING

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