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Rare Superbug Spreads in US
FOX NEWS ^ | 02/27/13 | FOX

Posted on 02/27/2013 4:58:19 PM PST by Doogle

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting clinicians of an emerging untreatable multidrug-resistant organism in the United States.

There are many forms of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), but of the 37 forms reported in the U.S., 15 have been reported in less than a year.

The CDC said the increase in CRE means health care providers need to “act aggressively to prevent the emergence and spread of these unusual CRE organisms.”

Enterobacteriaceae lives in water, soil and the human gut. These “surperbugs” have developed high levels of resistance to antibiotics – even carbapanems. Individuals who usually develop CRE infections are those who are taking antibiotics and getting significant medical treatment for other conditions.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: antibiotics; bug; cre; superbug
here we go....
1 posted on 02/27/2013 4:58:27 PM PST by Doogle
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To: Chode

ping


2 posted on 02/27/2013 4:59:43 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

every year...


3 posted on 02/27/2013 5:02:27 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: Doogle

"Hello, CDC? Let 'er rip!"


4 posted on 02/27/2013 5:04:28 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Doogle; neverdem; ProtectOurFreedom; Mother Abigail; EBH; vetvetdoug; Smokin' Joe; Global2010; ...
Bring Out Your Dead

Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.

The purpose of the “Bring Out Your Dead” ping list (formerly the “Ebola” ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.

So far the false positive rate is 100%.

At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the “Bring Out Your Dead” threads will miss the beginning entirely.

*sigh* Such is life, and death...

5 posted on 02/27/2013 5:06:52 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: onyx; All
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6 posted on 02/27/2013 5:11:14 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Doogle

OH NOOOOOOO! Not a Superbug! Next week, thanks to Republicans and Bob Woodward, all doctors will be sent home because Obama says so! There will be no doctors! And the border will be overrun with Superbug carrying migrants selling hemorrhagic deer meat!!! We are all gonna die!


7 posted on 02/27/2013 5:11:41 PM PST by petitfour
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To: petitfour; Doogle; null and void
OH NOOOOOOO! Not a Superbug! Next week, thanks to Republicans and Bob Woodward, all doctors will be sent home because Obama says so! There will be no doctors! And the border will be overrun with Superbug carrying migrants selling hemorrhagic deer meat!!! We are all gonna die!


8 posted on 02/27/2013 5:23:22 PM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Old Sarge
Administration Spokesman
9 posted on 02/27/2013 5:29:19 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Doogle
superbug, mutation is thy name
10 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:26 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: null and void

can i well be addled?


11 posted on 02/27/2013 5:33:43 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Doogle

Liberalism=superbug


12 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:59 PM PST by sasquatch
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To: bigheadfred

You can both be addled and put on the ping list...


13 posted on 02/27/2013 5:39:40 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: null and void

theres a difference?


14 posted on 02/27/2013 5:41:14 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

One is a subset of the other.


15 posted on 02/27/2013 5:42:54 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: null and void

interchangeably?


16 posted on 02/27/2013 5:46:30 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Let’s just say there’s some overlap.


17 posted on 02/27/2013 5:53:35 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: null and void

If I tell you I’m looking down on that statement it just means I understand.


18 posted on 02/27/2013 5:58:36 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Doogle

We’s got us a fresh crisis laid at our feet by Prezident Camacho Ogumbo. Just about time for the Obama Free Sh*t Army to break out that newly purchased ammo.


19 posted on 02/27/2013 5:59:03 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS

4th of July, dude, 4th of July...


20 posted on 02/27/2013 6:01:56 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: TADSLOS; null and void

The 1 gets his comeuppance via the 2nd amendment by the 3rd estate on the 4th of July, dude....you dinna hear that from me....I’m taking the 5th.


21 posted on 02/27/2013 6:10:08 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: null and void

I’m proof...


22 posted on 02/27/2013 6:21:49 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Doogle
I miss Bergey’s. I remember when I could differentiate the Enterobacteraceae with a simple IMVIC.
23 posted on 02/27/2013 6:34:55 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Doogle

ping


24 posted on 02/27/2013 6:57:34 PM PST by k4gypsyrose
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To: Doogle
The “open border” and failure to secure the borders is finally catching up with the United States government. Problem is, the American tax payer pays for this incompetence and malicious intent by obama and his ilk!
25 posted on 02/27/2013 8:03:56 PM PST by paratrooper82 (82nd ABN Div. 1/508th BN "Fury From the Sky")
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To: bigheadfred

Nicely played!


26 posted on 02/27/2013 8:27:16 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Doogle
I had the rare opportunity to see one of these superbugs under a microscope. As I watched a lab worker doused the bug with antibiotics. The bug began doing the backstroke across the petri dish.

“How is that possible?”, I asked.

“Training, man, training”, said the lab worker.

27 posted on 02/28/2013 12:39:38 AM PST by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: paratrooper82
The “open border” and failure to secure the borders is finally catching up with the United States government.

This has nothing to do with illegal immigration.

28 posted on 02/28/2013 4:15:32 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: Doogle; null and void; neverdem; Smokin' Joe

Rare Superbug Spreads in US

From:

http://www.cdc.gov/hai/organisms/cre/TrackingCRE.html

29 posted on 02/28/2013 12:53:40 PM PST by LucyT (In the 20th century 260 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: LucyT

*incoming*


30 posted on 02/28/2013 12:57:23 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2ndreconmarine; Fitzcarraldo; Covenantor; Mother Abigail; EBH; Dog Gone; ...

Ping...(Thanks, LucyT!)


31 posted on 02/28/2013 1:49:51 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: null and void; LucyT

Thanks for the ping.


32 posted on 02/28/2013 4:01:51 PM PST by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: LucyT; null and void

We’re surrounded! (I live in Idaho). Actually, we’re prolly some of the sickest (sic) SOBs in the country....


33 posted on 02/28/2013 5:48:27 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Smokin' Joe

Thanks for the ping!


34 posted on 02/28/2013 7:37:26 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl

You’re Welcome, Alamo-Girl!


35 posted on 02/28/2013 11:18:35 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Thanks for the ping.


36 posted on 03/01/2013 7:17:42 AM PST by GOPJ (To be free is to own one's risk - Jonathan Levy)
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To: paratrooper82

..thought this might catch your interest.....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2992706/posts


37 posted on 03/01/2013 6:14:59 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks for the link/ping, neverdem.
Enterobacteriaceae lives in water, soil and the human gut.

38 posted on 03/03/2013 8:50:24 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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