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Infektion med carbapenemaseproducerende bakterier efter kosmetisk operation i udlandet

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Vigith Andrews1, Anette M. Hammerum2, Niclas Dohrn3 & Barbara J. Holzknecht1 1) Klinisk Mikrobiologisk Afdeling, Herlev og Gentofte Hospital 2) Afdelingen for Mikrobiologi og Infektionskontrol, Statens Serum Institut 3) Gastroenheden, Kirurgisk Sektion, Herlev og Gentofte Hospital Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V12160880
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Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V12160880
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Infection with carbapenemase-producing organisms after cosmetic surgery at a hospital abroad
In Denmark, the incidence of carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO) is increasing, and a coordinated national strategy is needed. We describe a case story of a 40-year-old woman transferred to a Danish hospital with severe complications after cosmetic surgery in the Middle East. She had an intra-abdominal infection with three different CPO, one of them co-resistant to colistin, one of the few remaining antibiotics for CPO treatment. Because of good clinical response to surgical treatment, antibiotics covering these multiresistant bacteria were not given. Isolation pre­cautions were applied.

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