Multiple importations and transmission of colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a hospital in northern India

  25 October 2019

Multiple infections caused by highly resistant, mcr-negative ColR-KP with substantial mortality were identified. Disk diffusion correlated poorly with Vitek 2 and BMD for detection of ColR-KP. Sequencing indicated multiple importation and in-hospital transmission events. Enhanced detection for ColR-KP may be warranted in India.


Author(s): Purva Mathur, Surbhi Khurana, Tom J.B. de Man et al
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