Study of an outbreak of cefoxitin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a general hospital.

@article{Gazouli1997StudyOA,
  title={Study of an outbreak of cefoxitin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a general hospital.},
  author={Maria Gazouli and Mary Elizabeth Kaufmann and Eva Tzelepi and Helen A Dimopoulou and Olga I Paniara and Leonidas S. Tzouvelekis},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={508-10}
}
During a 3-month period, six Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates resistant to cefoxitin and penicillin-inhibitor combinations were derived from patients in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Athens, Greece. Enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus PCR and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis provided evidence of the clonal origin of the isolates… CONTINUE READING