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Risk Factors of Bhargava et al for Colonization with Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae of a Patient Having Contact with a Long-Term Acute Care Facility

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Infectious Diseases

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Bhargava et al identified risk factors for a patient exposed to a long-term acute care (LTAC) facility becoming colonized with a carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from steps to control the pathogen. The authors are from Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center.

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