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Low Incidence Of Hypervirulent Clinical Klebsiella Pneumoniae Producing Carbapenemases Among Jordanian Hospitalized Patients
Author: Abd Alrahman M. Al Mahasneh, Azmi M. Mahafzah, Asem A. Shehabi
Publisher: Internet Medical Publishing
7 pages
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Type of publication: Article
DOI: 10.3823/771
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The organism is responsible for various community and hospital-acquired infections. The increased incidence of isolates producing K. pneumoniae carbapenemases (KPCs) in infected patients became a signifiant problem in many countries, especially those new hypervirulent clinical variant (hvKp). This prospective study was intended to detect the incidence, virulence factors and carbapenems resistant gene (blakpc2) in K. pneumoniae isolates among Jordanian patients.

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