CDC: Superbug involved in Tijuana bariatric surgery infections showed concerning mutation – The San Diego Union-Tribune

The superbug that infected nearly a dozen Americans who recently underwent weight-loss surgery at a Tijuana hospital had a particularly nasty genetic mutation that set off alarm bells after patients began showing up in hospitals and doctors officers with painful wounds.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning this week, notifying the public that 11 Americans who traveled to Tijuana hospitals for weight-loss surgery had become infected with drug-resistant pseudomonus aeruginosa infections during their stays.

Source: CDC: Superbug involved in Tijuana bariatric surgery infections showed concerning mutation – The San Diego Union-Tribune

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