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Possible exposure to both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and blood borne infections among travellers receiving surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) was contacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on February 6, 2019 to advise that Canadians may have been exposed to health-care acquired infections. The CDC is investigating an outbreak of VIM-Pseudomonas aeruginosa (carbapenem resistant) infections presenting in the US but originating from hospitals in Tijuana, Mexico, where patients were mostly undergoing an invasive medical procedure such as bariatric surgery. More information

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