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KPC-2 carbapenemase-producingklebsiella pneumoniaeisolates from patients with cystic fibrosis

By Robson S. Le??o, Rosana H. V. Pereira, T??nia W. Folescu, Rodolpho Mattos Albano, Erica A. Santos, Luiz G. C. Junior and Elizabeth A. Marques

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Assist??ncia T??cnica da PDTIS-FiocruzBacteria producing Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemases (KPCs) are rapidly emerging as a cause of multidrug-resistant infections worldwide. KPCs enzyme are plasmid-borne and can accumulate and transfer resistance determinants to other classes of antibiotics.We report two cases of KPC-2 carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from Cystic Fibrosis patients

Topics: Cystic Fibrosis, KPC, Carbapenemases, Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Infec????es por Klebsiella - microbiologia, Klebsiella pneumoniae - enzimologia, beta-Lactamases - metabolismo, Fibrose C??stica - microbiologia, Prote??nas de Bact??rias - metabolismo
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:agregador.ibict.br.RI_FIOCRUZ:oai:localhost:icict/6695
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