Archive for October, 2013

Frontline: A superbug outbreak at NIH

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 Posted in Medical | No Comments »

Drug-resistant bacteria lurks in hospitals: in sink drains, on equipment passed from room-to-room, on door handles, on the hands of clinicians and hospital workers, and in ventilators and tubes. One particularly dangerous bug, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase, or KPC, ...