Transmission of Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in US hospitals
02 October 2022
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKp) is the most prevalent carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in the United States. We evaluated clustering of CRKp in hospitalized patients in US hospitals.
Widespread intra-system and inter-system transmission of CRKp was identified in hospitalized US patients. Employing different methods for assessing genetic similarity resulted in only minor differences in interpretation.
Further reading: Clinical Infectious Diseases
Author(s): Courtney L Luterbach et alEffective Surveillance
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