Health Alert Network (HAN) - 00485 | Outbreak of Extensively Drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Associated with Artificial Tears
Health Alert Network (HAN). Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory about infections with an extensively drug-resistant strain of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM) and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonasaeruginosa (VIM-GES-CRPA) in 12 states. Most patients reported using artificial tears.