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To update information on the epidemiological situation and national capacity for detection, surveillance and containment of carbapenem-resistant (CRAb) in Europe, we performed a survey in 37 countries. Nine countries reported regional or inter-regional spread and seven an endemic situation. Laboratories with a reference function, surveillance systems, and a national containment plan for CRAb existed in 30, 23 and eight countries, respectively. A pan-European molecular survey would provide in-depth understanding of the CRAb epidemiology.

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2020-11-12
2020-12-02
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