Nightmare bacteria http://wfae.org en N.C., S.C. Hospitals Deal With 'Nightmare Bacteria' http://wfae.org/post/nc-sc-hospitals-deal-nightmare-bacteria <p>Hospitals in the Carolinas are dealing with a growing threat from a type of superbug. It's only infected a small percentage of patients. But that percentage is on the rise, and the infections can be deadly.</p><p>The superbug is called CRE, and a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control describes it as <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2013/p0305_deadly_bacteria.html" target="_blank">"nightmare bacteria."&nbsp;</a></p><p>Dr. Katie Passaretti of Carolinas HealthCare System said it's evolved into something extremely difficult to treat.</p> Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:59:59 +0000 Michael Tomsic 22984 at http://wfae.org N.C., S.C. Hospitals Deal With 'Nightmare Bacteria'