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VIDEO: Take steps now to keep gram-negative resistance at bay


 

EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM THE ACS CLINICAL CONGRESS

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CHICAGO – Gram-negative bacteria are the new frontier of antimicrobial resistance.

Resistant Escherichia coli, Klebsiella, and other organisms are increasingly common in Asia, South America, and southern Europe, but haven’t quite established themselves yet in the United States.

In an interview at the annual clinical congress of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. John Mazuski, a professor of surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, explained what’s known so far, and the steps to take now to keep the organisms in check.

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