An outbreak of infections caused by extensively drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains during a short period of time in a Chinese teaching hospital: epidemiology study and molecular characteristics.

@article{Zhou2015AnOO,
  title={An outbreak of infections caused by extensively drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains during a short period of time in a Chinese teaching hospital: epidemiology study and molecular characteristics.},
  author={Tie-li Zhou and Yapei Zhang and Meimei Li and Xiao Jing Yu and Yao Sun and Jiru Xu},
  journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={240-4}
}
In this study, we comprehensively described the clinical risk factors, outcome, epidemiology, and molecular basis associated with an outbreak of extensively drug-resistant KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae involving 15 patients in a teaching hospital from May 1 to June 27, 2013. Most of the patients were elderly and received long-term hospital treatment… CONTINUE READING