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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The characterization of ESBL genes in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae causing nosocomial infections in Vietnam.
VIM was the most commonly identified carbapenemase after Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase.
He was started on imipenem/cilastatin, but Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to all antimicrobials except for amikacin (MIC<16mg/L on VITEK) was finally identified.
The most common bacteria isolated were Klebsiella pneumoniae (50%), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (25%), Escherichia coli (9%), Enterococcusfaecalis (9%), Staphylococcus aureus (4.5%) and Acinetobacter baumannii (2.5%).