Paula Andrea Espinal

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INTRODUCTION Molecular characterisation of Klebsiella pneumoniae strains is a tool that assits in the reduction of the disemination of drug resistance and the control of nosocomial infections that are caused by this pathogen. Objective. Molecular description of an outbreak of nosocomial infection caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care(More)
Molecular epidemiology applied to the study of nosocomial infection has been fundamental in formulating and evaluating control methods. From patients in a level 3 Bogota hospital, Klebsiella pneumoniae samples were isolated that produced extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL). Each of 15 isolates was characterized microbiologically and by molecular(More)
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