Isolation of Enterobacter aerogenes carrying blaTEM‐1 and blaKPC‐3 genes recovered from a hospital Intensive Care Unit

  title={Isolation of Enterobacter aerogenes carrying blaTEM‐1 and blaKPC‐3 genes recovered from a hospital Intensive Care Unit},
  author={Giovanna Pulcrano and Salvatore Pignanelli and Adriana Vollaro and Matilde Esposito and Vita Dora Iula and Emanuela Roscetto and Amata Amy Soriano and Maria Rosaria Catania},
  pages={516 - 521}
Enterobacter aerogenes has recently emerged as an important hospital pathogen. In this study, we showed the emergence of E. aerogenes isolates carrying the blaKPC gene in patients colonized by carbapenem‐resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains. Two multiresistant E. aerogenes isolates were recovered from bronchial aspirates of two patients hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit at the “Santa Maria della Scaletta” Hospital, Imola. The antimicrobial susceptibility test showed the high resistance… 

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