Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization in pediatric and neonatal intensive care units: risk factors for progression to infection.


Akturk H., Sutcu M. , Somer A. , Aydin D., Cihan R. , Ozdemir A. , ...More

The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, vol.20, no.2, pp.134-40, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjid.2015.12.004
  • Journal Name: The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-40
  • Keywords: Carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Infection, Colonization, Pediatric/Neonatal intensive care, HYDROLYZING BETA-LACTAMASE, K-PNEUMONIAE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MORTALITY, OUTBREAK, OUTCOMES, ACQUISITION, PREDICTORS, IMPACT

Abstract

Background: Little is known about factors associated with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in pediatric patients, who are initally colonized with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.