Estimates illustrate a need for better surveillance and reporting mechanisms for MDRO infections.
Investigation triggered when six patients at NIH Clinical Center developed infections with Sphingomonas species, which are ubiquitous in natural and man-made water sources.
Majority of cases (69%) reported in Karachi, capital city of Sindh province, and 27% in Hyderabad district.
Researchers of Osaka University found a prevalence of 70% of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli in intestines in Vietnam residents.
Authors recommend approach involving the infection control specialist, as well as various cadres of health-care providers.