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EU launches warning for bacteria contracted in Tijuana clinic



The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States (CDC) launched a warning for travelers for the finding a bacterium immunoresistant contracted by different patients from a clinic for aesthetic surgery operates in Tijuana.

The microorganism was contracted by the people who were assisted in the clinic Grand View Hospital, located in the Burcratas colony, where they were subjected tointerventions for weight reduction.

It is the bacterium pseudomonas aeruginosa, which according to studies is a pathogen it infects the lungs and the airways, the Urinary tract, the tissues and also causes other sepsis (generalized infections in the body).

"Pseudomonas can cause pneumonia in groups, which sometimes require mechanical assistance to overcome these pneumonias, because it is one of the most common microorganisms isolated in many studies," says an analysis.

The CDC stated in its health warning that recently some US residents who returned from Tijuana, Baja California, were diagnosed with infections caused by a form. resistant to antibiotics of the bacteria pseudomonas aeruginosa.

"All travelers with this infection underwent an invasive medical procedure performed in Tijuana, most, but not all, underwent weight loss surgery, and about half of those infected underwent surgery at the Grand.


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