A silent outbreak due to Klebsiella pneumoniae that co-produced NDM-1 and OXA-48 carbapenemases, and infection control measures


DUMAN Y. , ERSOY Y. , GÜRSOY N. C. , Toplu S. A. , OTLU B.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.23, ss.46-50, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.22038/ijbms.2019.35269.8400
  • Dergi Adı: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.46-50

Özet

Objective(s): ): Infections due to carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae are associated with high morbidity and mortality. In this study, we report a hospital outbreak due to co-producing OXA-48 and NDM-1 K. pneumoniae clone. The aim of the study is to investigate the clonal relationship of strains, risk factors of outbreak and infection control measures.