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The causes CRE Infection (Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae) Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) is a type of bacteria that is highly resistant to antibiotics. Escherichia coli (E. coli) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) infection can be spread through respiratory secretions. Symptoms include fever, dry cough, and Hypoxia (Hypoxemia) Hypoxia is a condition in which the normal concentration of oxygen in the blood is not enough for normal life functions. Hypoxemia is a condition in which Is Pneumonia Contagious? Pneumonia is inflammation of the lung usually caused by bacterial or viral infection (rarely, also by fungi) that causes the air sacs to fill with pus. Is Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Contagious? 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