carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

noun plural

Medical Definition of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

: cre Although many germs have become resistant to antibiotics, from tuberculosis to gonorrhea, health leaders are most concerned about a class of superbugs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.— Liz Szabo and Peter Eisler, USA Today, 6 Mar. 2013

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“Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carbapenem-resistant%20Enterobacteriaceae. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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