Notes from the Field: Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae with mcr-1 Gene Identified in a Hospitalized Patient - Wyoming, January 2019

In December of 2018, Wyoming identified the state's first case of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) containing mcr-1, which is a gene that can make bacteria resistant to colistin, a drug that can be the last resort for some multidrug-resistant infections like CRE.

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