[Characterization of SHV-5 beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in an intensive care unit].

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OBJECTIVE To perform the molecular characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from pediatric patients and health care workers at the intensive care unit of a tertiary care hospital in Mexico City. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifteen Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates collected during an outbreak in June 1996 were analyzed; eight were from patients and seven… (More)

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