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Tadese, B.,Nutt, A., Chaudhary, I., Offiong, C., & Darkoh, C. (2021). Regionaloutbreak of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase–producingPseudomonas Aeruginosa. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 1-3.doi:10.1017/ice.2021.394

VallabhaneniS, Huang JY, Grass JE, Bhatnagar A, Sabour S, Lutgring JD, Campbell D, KarlssonM, Kallen AJ, Nazarian E, Snavely EA, Morris S, Wang C, Lee R, Koag M, Lewis R,Garcia B, EIP Work Group, Brown AC, Walters MS. 2021. Antimicrobialsusceptibility profiles to predict the presence of carbapenemase genes amongcarbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. J Clin Microbiol59:e02874-20. https://doi.org/10 .1128/JCM.02874-20.

Lyman M,Forsberg K, Reuben J, et al. Notes from the Field: Transmission ofPan-Resistant and Echinocandin-Resistant Candida auris in Health CareFacilities ? Texas and the District of Columbia, January–April 2021. MMWR MorbMortal Wkly Rep 2021;70:1022–1023. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7029a2

Blackwell,G., Dang, T., Hoffman, A., McConnell, M., Wells, K., Nutt, A., Garcia, B.,Arnold, S., Baumann, S., Merengwa, E. (2020). VIM-CRPA in West Texas:Developing a Regional Multidrug-Resistant Organism Containment Strategy for aNovel Bug. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 41(S1), S432-S432.doi:10.1017/ice.2020.1094

Cossaboom,C. M., Marinova-Petkova, A., Strysko, J., Rodriguez, G., Maness, T., Ocampo, J....Kieffer,A. (2020). Melioidosis in a Resident of Texas with No Recent Travel History,United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26(6), 1295-1299.https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2606.190975.

Kracalik I,Ham C, Smith AR, et al. Notes from the Field: Verona Integron-EncodedMetallo-ß-Lactamase–Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosaInfections in U.S. Residents Associated with Invasive Medical Procedures inMexico, 2015–2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:463–464. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6820a4

Rodriguez,G., Garcia, B., Bacterial Infections Post-Stem Cell Product Procedures, Texas2018 https://cste.confex.com/cste/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/11824

Honza, H.,Retana D., Pulvino S., Dang T., Tatum K., Hall J., Response to an Outbreak ofMeasles Associated with an Imported Case, Texas, 2018 https://cste.confex.com/cste/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/11487

Blackwell,G., Dang, T., Hoffman, A., VIM-Crpa in Lubbock, WestTexas: Conducting the FirstAntibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network Multi-Site Epi-Aid in the UnitedStates https://cste.confex.com/cste/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/11615

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