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Hospitals Dealing With New Case Of Bacteria
Updated May 5, 2013 12:08 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(UNDATED) - Hospitals in Southern California and 34 other states are dealing with recent cases of bacteria called CRKP, or Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae.

Shawn Richards, a Respiratory Epidemiologist with the Indiana State Department of Health says CRKP isn't a reportable disease in Indiana and therefore there aren't any indications or investigations into CRKP cases in the state.

She says CRKP is a bacterial disease that can cause different types of infections.

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