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OXA-48 strain of CPO in the news

Several stories have been circulating in the U.S. press around a strain of CPO that the media has dubbed "The Phantom Menace". The stories refer to this report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on December 4, 2015. The main summary points of the report are: The plasmid containing OXA-48-like genes has high transfer efficiency, and the OXA-48 gene is more difficult to identify. CDC has modified...