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Klebsiella pneumoniae is an important emerging pathogen of humans and animals which may lead to major clinical implications including mortality. Moreover the increased use of antibiotics has promoted emergence of carbapenem resistant strains and extended spectrum β-lactamase producers (ESBLs) of K. pneumoniae. Recently, phage therapy has gained momentum as a conceivable alternative against emerging antibiotic resistance.
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Name: Journal of global antimicrobial resistance
A minimum lethal dose on mice for five bacterial pathogens were identified with PCR of neonatal septicemia of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, C...
Polymyxins (i.e. polymyxin B and colistin) are used as a last-line therapy to combat multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae. Worryingly, polymyxin resistance in K. pneumoniae is increasingly ...
To estimate the direct medical costs of drug therapy of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) infection patients in hospital-based context.
Outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) are potent virulence factors, naturally secreted by gram-negative bacteria. Since Klebsiella pneumoniae has emerged as an important nosocomial pathogen, because of resis...
There is scarce information on the prognosis of urinary tract infections (UTI) caused by KPC carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-Kp).
Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of the most common pathogens causing both community-onset and nosocomial infection. More worse, the emergency of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR...
Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of the most common pathogens causing nosocomial infection. Recently, the emergency of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) had cause the clinical ...
Klebsiella pneumoniae is implicated in the occurrence of severe pneumonia. Most Klebsiella pneumoniae infections are associated with care and occur in patients with compromised immune defe...
An observational two-center case-control study exploring the clinical impact of double-carbapenem use in a population of critically il patients with severe carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella ...
Klebsiella pneumoniae is an important pathogen that frequently causes nosocomial community-acquired and infections, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections, p...
A series of 7 virulent phages which infect E. coli. The T-even phages T2, T4; (BACTERIOPHAGE T4), and T6, and the phage T5 are called "autonomously virulent" because they cause cessation of all bacterial metabolism on infection. Phages T1, T3; (BACTERIOPHAGE T3), and T7; (BACTERIOPHAGE T7) are called "dependent virulent" because they depend on continued bacterial metabolism during the lytic cycle. The T-even phages contain 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in place of ordinary cytosine in their DNA.
The phenomenon by which a temperate phage incorporates itself into the DNA of a bacterial host, establishing a kind of symbiotic relation between PROPHAGE and bacterium which results in the perpetuation of the prophage in all the descendants of the bacterium. Upon induction (VIRUS ACTIVATION) by various agents, such as ultraviolet radiation, the phage is released, which then becomes virulent and lyses the bacterium.
Gram-negative, non-motile, capsulated, gas-producing rods found widely in nature and associated with urinary and respiratory infections in humans.
Gram-negative, capsulated, gas-producing rods found widely in nature. Both motile and non-motile strains exist. The species is closely related to KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE and is frequently associated with nosocomial infections
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MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a family of bacteria with resistance to one or more major antibiotics. There are currently 17 different strains of MRSA. Two particular strains, EMRSA15 and EMRSA16 account for 96% of MRSA blood...