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Emerging carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 16 causing multiple outbreaks in a tertiary hospital in southern Vietnam

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The emergence of carbapenem resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae represents a major global public health concern. Nosocomial outbreaks caused by multidrug-resistant K. pneumoniae are commonly reported to result in high morbidity and mortality due to limited treatment options. Between October 2019 and January 2020, two concurrent high-mortality nosocomial outbreaks occurred in a referral hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We performed genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of eight K. ...

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10.1099/mgen.0.000519

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Publisher:
Microbiology Society
Journal:
Microbial Genomics More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Article number:
000519
Publication date:
2021-02-10
Acceptance date:
2021-01-04
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2057-5858
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English
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Pubs id:
1161972
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pubs:1161972
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2021-02-26

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