STV 15 November 2012
Health officials are warning that a superbug that is widespread in other parts of the world may be circulating in Scotland.
Until October all cases of the NDM-1 bacteria, a mutation of E-coli, had been brought in to the country from outside, but the most recent case concerned a patient with no history of recent travel.
The bacteria is believed to have originated on the Indian subcontinent and has spread to other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands.
Camilla Wiuff, of the Health Protection Agency Scotland, said: "At the moment there's a minimal risk to the general population in Scotland but it is a worldwide concern.