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Whole genome sequencing reveals cluster of resistant bacteria in returning travelers

13:21 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | Science Daily

Thirteen patients with OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392 have been reported by Sweden and Norway between January and April 2018 -- all returning travelers with prior hospital admission in Gran Canaria. Whole genome sequencing showed tight clustering between the bacterial isolates from the cases.

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