Detection of Citrobacter koseri carrying beta-lactamase KPC-2 in a hospitalised patient, Greece, July 2011

A Mavroidi, I Neonakis, A Liakopoulos, A Papaioannou, M Ntala, F Tryposkiadis, V Miriagou, E Petinaki*

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Abstract

This report describes the detection of Citrobacter koseri carrying K. pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC-2) isolated in July 2011 from a Greek patient, who was also colonised by a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain coproducing KPC-2 and Verona integron-encoded metallo-beta-lactamase (VIM)-1.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin
Volume16
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bacterial Proteins/metabolism
  • Ciprofloxacin/therapeutic use
  • Citrobacter koseri/drug effects
  • Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections/drug therapy
  • Feces/microbiology
  • Greece
  • Humans
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae/drug effects
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • beta-Lactamases/metabolism

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