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How is the KPC superbug treated

The KPC superbug is a highly drug resistant form of Klebsiella pneumoniae infection. It resists most carbapenem drugs and is sometimes also known as CRKP. It is treatable in some cases by Colistin or Tigecycline. Colistin is an old drug that doctors prefer not to use because of it’s toxic effect on the kidneys. Tigecycline is also not regarded as… Read more »