This report covers bacteria causing severe human infections and the antibiotics used to treat those infections
Note that death is not the qualifier on this list. While some bacteria can kill if untreated, the most common side effects are severe pain, a complete decrease in quality of life, and symptom-related death. All of these issues are as severe as mortality, as they challenge the ability for the human body to function.
CREs in particular carry, however, a 50% mortality rate.
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