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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3343/alm.2015.35.6.595
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • 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
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

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.