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Volume 23, Number 5—May 2017

Research Letter

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacter cloacae in Patients from the US Veterans Health Administration, 2006–2015

Brigid M. Wilson, Nadim G. El Chakhtoura, Sachin Patel, Elie Saade, Curtis J. Donskey, Robert A. BonomoComments to Author , and Federico PerezComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (B.M. Wilson, N.G. El Chakhtoura, C.J. Donskey, R.A. Bonomo, F. Perez); University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland (N.G. El Chakhtoura, S. Patel, E. Saade, R.A. Bonomo); Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland (C.J. Donskey, R.A. Bonomo, F. Perez)

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Geographic and temporal trends of carbapenem nonsusceptibility and resistance in Enterobacteriaceae seen at Veterans Health Administration facilities, United States, 2006–2015. A) Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae after an initial focus in the eastern United States. B) Nationwide percentage of carbapenem nonsusceptibility and resistance in K. pneumoniae. C) Emergence and dissemination ("second epidemic") of carbapenem-nonsusceptible and -resistant Enterobacter cloacae c

Figure. Geographic and temporal trends of carbapenem nonsusceptibility and resistance in Enterobacteriaceae seen at Veterans Health Administration facilities, United States, 2006–2015. A) Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae after an initial focus in the eastern United States. B) Nationwide percentage of carbapenem nonsusceptibility and resistance in K. pneumoniae. C) Emergence and dissemination ("second epidemic") of carbapenem-nonsusceptible and -resistant Enterobacter cloacae complex. D) Nationwide percentage of carbapenem nonsusceptibility and resistance in E. cloacae complex. Isolates from patients in Puerto Rico were not included in the maps.

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