Investigation of Carbapenem resistance mechanisms in Klebsiella pneumoniae by using phenotypic tests and a molecular assay


ÇİFTÇİ E., Cetin E., Us E., Kutlu H. H. , Aridogan B. C.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.13, no.11, pp.992-1000, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.10783
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.992-1000
  • Keywords: carbapenemase, Klebsiella pneumoniae, KPC, NDM, OXA-48, IN-VITRO ACTIVITY, ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, SPREAD, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIONS, TEMOCILLIN, HODGE, SPP.
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of carbapenemase production and carbapenem resistance mechanisms in 47 carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates by phenotypic confirmatory tests and molecular assay.