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Colonization with Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumoniae causes infections in a Vietnamese intensive care unit

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Pre-existing colonization with Staphylococcus aureus or Klebsiella pneumoniae has been found to increase the risk of infection in intensive care patients. We previously conducted a longitudinal study to characterize colonization of these two organisms in patients admitted to intensive care in a hospital in southern Vietnam. Here, using genomic and phylogenetic analyses, we aimed to assess the contribution these colonizing organisms made to infections. We found that in the majority of patients...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1099/mgen.0.000514

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Publisher:
Microbiology Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Microbial Genomics Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2021-01-27
Acceptance date:
2020-12-21
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EISSN:
2057-5858
Pmid:
33502303
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1159067
Local pid:
pubs:1159067
Deposit date:
2021-02-26

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