First characterization in Tunisia of a TEM-15, extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate.

Abstract

Klebsiella pneumoniae CH0905 strain exhibiting high-level cefotaxime resistance was isolated from a stool culture in the intensive care unit. The resistance gene responsible was shown to be located on a conjugative 60-kb plasmid designated pCH0905. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) values for cefotaxime and ceftazidime of the original isolate and… (More)

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