Emergence of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and the novel carbapenemases OXA-244 and OXA-245 in Spain.

@article{Oteo2013EmergenceOO,
  title={Emergence of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and the novel carbapenemases OXA-244 and OXA-245 in Spain.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Oteo and Juan Manuel Hern{\'a}ndez and Mateu Espasa and A. G. Fleites and David Card Alexandre Mas Enrico Moretti Emmanuel Saez and Ver{\'o}nica Bautista and Mar{\'i}a Teresa P{\'e}rez-V{\'a}zquez and Ma Dolores Fern{\'a}ndez-Garc{\'i}a and Alberto Delgado-Iribarren and Isabel S{\'a}nchez-Romero and Luisa Garc{\'i}a-Picazo and Ma Dolores Miguel and Sonia Tejada Solis and Esteban Aznar and Gloria Mar{\'i}a Quesada Trujillo and C. Mediavilla and Dion{\'i}sia Fontanals and Susana Rojo and Ana Vindel and Jos{\'e} Guevara Campos},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={317-21}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the molecular and population-level characterization of a selected group of OXA-48-like-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates collected in Spain between January 2011 and May 2012. METHODS During the study period, 151 OXA-48-like-producing K. pneumoniae isolates were collected from 10 hospitals in six different Spanish regions. From these, a representative sample of 21 isolates that caused hospital outbreaks and single infections was selected for further in-depth… CONTINUE READING
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