Klebsiella pneumoniae


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Klebsiella pneumoniae

[‚kleb·zē′el·ə nə′mō·nē‚ī]
(microbiology)
An encapsulated pathogenic bacterium that causes severe pneumonitis in humans. Formerly known as Friedlander's bacillus; pneumobacillus.
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Here we report a case of a new variant of Klebsiella pneumoniae (hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae), coming in lime light for its virulent nature and association with healthy individuals, highlighting the fact that virulent infections can initiate from the community.
Phylogeny, resistome and mobile genetic elements of emergent OXA-48 and OXA-245 Klebsiella pneumoniae clones circulating in Spain.
coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae had very high resistance to antibiotics of critical importance to humans such as penicillins, fluoroquinolones, third and fourth generation cephalosporins and carbapenems, which is a last resort antibiotic used in hospitals.
Vabomere (meropenem and vaborbactam) is indicated for the treatment of patients 18 years of age and older with complicated urinary tract infections including pyelonephritis caused by the following susceptible microorganisms: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Enterobacter cloacae species complex.
Christopher Aye Egbe et al in their study had reported the sensitivity pattern of Klebsiella pneumoniae, obtained from samples of patients with LRTI.
The aim of this study is the early detection of ESBLs and Amp C production in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in neonates in our set up and to formulate antibiotic policy according to our sensitivity patterns.
Nosocomial bacteremia and urinary tract infections caused by extended-spectrum beta -lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with plasmids carrying both SHV-5 and TLA-1 genes.
Mazzariol A, Bosnjak Z, Ballarini P, Budimir A, Bedenic B, Kalenic S, Cornaglia G NDM-1 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae, Croatia.
KEYWORDS : Hyaluronidase, killing Bacteria, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus
CDC investigators found the Klebsiella pneumoniae, which the woman contracted in India, totally resistant to 26 antibiotics, including all aminoglycosides and polymyxins, and intermediately resistant to tigecycline (a tetracycline derivative).
Novel carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase, KPC-1, from a carbapenem-resistant strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae.