alexa KPC-2 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli co-infection in a catheter-related infection.


Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Author(s): Leo RS, CarvalhoAssef AP, Correal JC, Silva RV, Goldemberg DC,

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Abstract We describe the first report of simultaneous blood infection with KPC-2 producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in a Brazilian patient. We highlight the importance of implementing efficient infection control measures to limit the spread of these phenotypes in a hospital setting. © 2010 The Authors. Clinical Microbiology and Infection © 2010 European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. This article was published in Clin Microbiol Infect and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

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