Characterization of blaKPC-containing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates detected in different institutions in the Eastern USA Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • beta-Lactam Resistance
  • beta-Lactamases

abstract

  • We demonstrated the complex beta-lactamase background of KPC-Kp isolates that are emerging in multiple centres in the Eastern USA. The prevalence of a single dominant clone suggests that interstate transmission has occurred.

publication date

  • February 26, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2640158

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jac/dkn547

PubMed ID

  • 19155227

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 427

end page

  • 37

volume

  • 63

number

  • 3