• GHA steps up mechanisms to detect ‘superbugs’

    GHA steps up mechanisms to detect ‘superbugs’0

    The Gibraltar Health Authority has invested in specialised technology to eradicate ‘superbugs’ resistant to antibiotics, after five patients were found to be carriers of the bacteria. The bacteria, called carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae [CRE], were was first detected last year at St Bernard’s Hospital laboratory from a patient who had returned from Xanit hospital. Although a

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