1. Carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae increased from 1.2% in 2001 to 4.2% in 2011.
2. Klebsiella had the highest increase in carbapenem resistance.
3. Most CRE infections are acquired in hospitals.
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have become an increasingly recognized cause of community-acquired and hospital-acquired infections in the United States. Infections associated...