Distribution of beta-Lactamase Genes Among Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains Isolated From Patients in Turkey


Iraz M., Duzgun A. O. , SANDALLI C., DOYMAZ M. Z. , AKKOYUNLU Y., Saral A., ...More

ANNALS OF LABORATORY MEDICINE, vol.35, no.6, pp.595-601, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3343/alm.2015.35.6.595
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.595-601
  • Keywords: bla(TEM-165), Colistin, K. pneumoniae, NDM-1, OXA-48, ESCHERICHIA-COLI, CTX-M, ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, OXACILLINASE, EMERGENCE, ISTANBUL, SPREAD

Abstract

Background: The emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae poses a serious problem to antibiotic management. We investigated the beta-lactamases in a group of carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae clinical isolates from Turkey.