Elizabethkingia Anopheles is a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium responsible for a multistate outbreak of mainly bloodstream infections in the states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois. The outbreak primarily affected people over 65 years of age with at least one serious underlying health condition. The state health departments along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are attempting to isolate the source and contain the outbreak before further spread occurs.
The Elizabethkingia Meningosepticum bacteria has occurred throughout the world and in the United States, but many people are unfamiliar with its impact. Elizabethkingia are opportunistic pathogens preferentially causing illness among neonates (newborn child or mammal) and people with compromised immune systems with underlying medical conditions.
These pathogens are associated with a high death rate.
CEUfast’s Elizabethkingia Anopheles CE (1.5 Hours) will give you a better understanding of the case count and mortality rates with E. Anophelis as well as the ecology, pathology, treatment and prevention.
Our Elizabethkingia Meningosepticum CE (1.5 Hours) provides historical background of the four species of genus Elizabethingia, the characteristics of E. Meningospecticum, its edipemiology, transmission, infection and much more.
You can explore the Elizabethkingia Anopheles and Elizabethkingia Meningosepticum courses, complete the tests and get your certificates at ceufast.com.