Interspecies spread of klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase gene in a single patient

Hanna E. Sidjabat, Fernanda P. Silveira, Brian A. Potoski, Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd, Jennifer M. Adams-Haduch, David L. Paterson, Yohei Doi

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Abstract

Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing K. pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, and Serratia marcescens were sequentially identified in a patient who underwent small bowel transplantation. Molecular typing and plasmid analysis suggested that the KPC gene was acquired by E. coli, most likely from K. pneumoniae, and was subsequently transferred to S. marcescens.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1736-1738
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume49
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Sidjabat, H. E., Silveira, F. P., Potoski, B. A., Abu-Elmagd, K. M., Adams-Haduch, J. M., Paterson, D. L., & Doi, Y. (2009). Interspecies spread of klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase gene in a single patient. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49(11), 1736-1738. https://doi.org/10.1086/648077