Published in Blood Weekly, March 3rd, 2005
"From April 2000 to April 2001, 24 patients in intensive care units at Tisch Hospital, New York, N.Y, were infected or colonized by carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis identified a predominant outbreak strain, but other resistant strains were also recovered.
"Three representatives of the outbreak strain from separate patients were studied in detail," scientists writing in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report.
"All were resistant or had reduced...
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