An additional patient with bacteria resistant to the antibiotic colistin has been uncovered in the US, according to a report in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Colistin, it notes, is typically a treatment of last resort for infections that are multidrug-resistant. 

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