Antibiotics – The End is Near


bacteriaCarbapenems
 area class of antibiotics with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity. Carbapenems are one of the antibiotics of last resort for many bacterial infections, such as Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Klebsiella pneumoniae.[3] Although antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been an issue for years, the past 10 years have seen an increase in the frequency with which carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) has been identified. Infections caused by CRE often have limited therapeutic options, and invasive CRE infections have been associated with mortality rates higher than 40%.[1] Some of the bacteria included in this family are Escherichia coli, and the Enterobacter and Klebisella species.

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2016-10-26T10:51:16+00:00Wednesday, March 13, 2013|Categories: Medicine, Presciptive Drugs|