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Genome sequencing and comparative analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae NTUH-K2044, a strain causing liver abscess and meningitis.
Nosocomial infections caused by antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae are emerging as a major health problem worldwide, while community-acquired K. pneumoniae infections present with a range ofExpand
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Complete Nucleotide Sequence of pK245, a 98-Kilobase Plasmid Conferring Quinolone Resistance and Extended-Spectrum-β-Lactamase Activity in a Clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolate
ABSTRACT A plasmid containing the qnrS quinolone resistance determinant and the gene encoding the SHV-2 β-lactamase has been discovered from a clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae strain isolated inExpand
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Genetic diversity of capsular polysaccharide biosynthesis in Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates.
Klebsiella pneumoniae is an enteric pathogen causing community-acquired and hospital-acquired infections in humans. Epidemiological studies have revealed significant diversity in capsularExpand
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Complete Sequences of Two Plasmids in a blaNDM-1-Positive Klebsiella oxytoca Isolate from Taiwan
ABSTRACT Genetic determinants of a blaNDM-1-positive, multidrug-resistant bacterial isolate that caused active infection was investigated by DNA sequencing. Two plasmids, pKOX_NDM1 and pKOX-R1, wereExpand
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Genotoxic Klebsiella pneumoniae in Taiwan
Background Colibactin is a nonribosomal peptide-polyketide synthesized by multi-enzyme complexes encoded by the pks gene cluster. Colibactin-producing Escherichia coli have been demonstrated toExpand
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Complete genome sequence of Staphylococcus aureus M013, a pvl-positive, ST59-SCCmec type V strain isolated in Taiwan.
We report the complete genome sequence of M013, a representative strain of a pvl-positive, sequence type 59-staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type V (ST59-SCCmec type V) community-associatedExpand
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Prognostic Implications of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and KRAS Gene Mutations and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Copy Numbers in Patients with Surgically Resectable Non-small Cell Lung
Introduction: The prognostic role of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations in patients with surgically resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) without EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitorExpand
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Sequencing and Comparative Genomic Analysis of pK29, a 269-Kilobase Conjugative Plasmid Encoding CMY-8 and CTX-M-3 β-Lactamases in Klebsiella pneumoniae
ABSTRACT A 269-kilobase conjugative plasmid, pK29, from a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain was sequenced. The plasmid harbors multiple antimicrobial resistance genes, including those encoding CMY-8Expand
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Sequence of Closely Related Plasmids Encoding bla NDM-1 in Two Unrelated Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates in Singapore
Background Spread of the bla NDM-1 gene that encodes the New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM-1) in Enterobacteriaceae is a major global health problem. Plasmids carrying bla NDM-1 from two differentExpand
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Complete genome sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae 1084, a hypermucoviscosity-negative K1 clinical strain.
We report the complete genome sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae 1084, a hypermucoviscosity-negative K1 clinical strain. Sequencing and annotation revealed a 5,386,705-bp circular chromosome (57.4%Expand
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