KPC-producing Enterobacter aerogenes infection.

  title={KPC-producing Enterobacter aerogenes infection.},
  author={Felipe Francisco Tuon and Camila Scharf and Jaime Lu{\'i}s Lopes Rocha and Juliette Cieslinsk and G. Becker and Lavinia Nery Arend},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  volume={19 3},
BACKGROUND Enterobacter is a common nosocomial microorganism and its carbapenem's resistance has increased. The management of these cases is unclear. OBJECTIVE We evaluated 16 patients with KPC-producing Enterobacter aerogenes infections, detailing the site of infection, therapy, clinical and epidemiological data. METHODS A retrospective and descriptive study. Clinical data were revised and KPC-2 detection was by molecular methods. Risk factors associated with mortality were compared using… CONTINUE READING