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Whole genome sequencing reveals cluster of resistant bacterium in returning travelers

Thirteen patients with OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392 have been reported by Sweden and Norway between January and April 2018—all returning travellers with prior hospital admission in Gran Canaria, Spain. Whole genome sequencing showed tight clustering between the bacterial isolates from the cases. According to ECDC’s risk assessment published today, the risk for individual travellers to