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CRE

Carbapenemase-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. A plasmid transferrable beta-lactamase (enzyme) carried by an increasing number of strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae as well as other Enterobacteriaceae. Hydrolysis of the beta-lactam ring renders many of the antibiotics ineffective—in particular extended spectrum cephalosporins and carbapenems: imipenem, meropenem, and ertapenem.
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How a CRE is presented to students is critical for its successful implementation.
The exploration of this issue was triggered when two APHCRI CREs managers (CS and LL) noticed that other APHCRI CRE managers were dealing with similar management problems that seemed to stem from the CRE multi-institutional structure.
Because of this local aspect, CRE is particularly subject to local and regional economic shocks.
Within the laboratory, it is crucial to run antimicrobial susceptibility tests on any identified bacteria to determine if the bacterial strain is a CRE, and if so, whether the detected CRE resistance mechanism is plasmid-mediated, as is the case with KPCs, or non-plasmid mediated.
Other scholarship on the CRE involves gathering and reporting data, such as the 2007 survey of over 100 common reading programs by student researcher Andi Twiton, "Common Reading Programs in Higher Education.
Cohort patients and segregate equipment after CRE exposure
Outstanding CRE debt has contracted 6% from its peak in 2008, while outstanding CRE loans at banks have contracted by almost 12%.
Villagers said even the teachers did not turn up at the crE ches, which are supposed to impart basic literacy to the village children.
In July, DebtX priced 57,801 CRE loans with a $679.
At the hearing, Bair, along with several other witnesses, expressed concern over the state of the CRE market.
The latter has become a problem as CRE property values have fallen roughly 35 percent overall from their peak in mid-2007.
Turning to CRE, Lockhart said falling property values and the difficulty that declining values cause real estate borrowers in repaying loans could be a problem for smaller banks.