Molecular characterization of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae species isolated from a tertiary hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Celikbilek N., Unaldi O., Kirca F., Gozalan A., Acikgoz Z. , Durmaz R.

Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology, vol.10, no.10, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/jjm.14341
  • Title of Journal : Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology


Background: Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates can spread among the hospitalized patients and result in serious infections and increase mortality. Molecular studies provide useful information about resistance mechanisms and cross-transmission among the resistant isolates.