Journal article icon

Journal article

Molecular epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae invasive infections over a decade at Kilifi County Hospital in Kenya

Abstract:

Multidrug resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae is a common cause of nosocomial infections worldwide. Recent years have seen an explosion of resistance to extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) and emergence of carbapenem resistance. Here, we examine 198 invasive K. pneumoniae isolates collected from over a decade in Kilifi County Hospital (KCH) in Kenya. We observe a significant increase in MDR K. pneumoniae isolates, particularly to third generation cephalosporins conferred by ESBLs. Using ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.ijmm.2017.07.006

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Boinett, C
Grant:
G1100100/1
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Scott, J
Grant:
098532
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Medical Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
307
Issue:
7
Pages:
422-429
Publication date:
2017-07-22
Acceptance date:
2017-07-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1618-0607
ISSN:
1438-4221
Pmid:
28789913
Source identifiers:
721096
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:721096
UUID:
uuid:3e916923-4cf9-46bb-b62f-bec262b1daff
Local pid:
pubs:721096
Deposit date:
2017-09-18

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP