Genomic Analyses Find That Hospitals Help Spread Drug-Resistant Klebsiella
Researchers sequenced more than 1,700 Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from European hospitals to better understand the spread of drug-resistant strains.
Klebsiella Sequencing Study Reveals Resistance, Transmission Events During Chinese Hospital Outbreak
Researchers retraced transmission events and resistance contributors with whole-genome sequences for 100 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a Beijing hospital.
Signature Science Gets CDC Contract to Evaluate Molecular Microbial Detection Methods
Signature Science will assess the validity of metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses to detect the transmission of viable pathogens in healthcare settings.
Sequencing Uncovers Genetic Source of Pathogen's Resistance to More Than Two Dozen Antibiotics
The Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate was among one of the first such highly resistant strains reported to the CDC, which sequenced and analyzed it.
Genomic Clues Clarify Drug-Resistant Klebsiella Transmissions During Chicago Area Outbreak
Investigators used sequencing, phylogenetics, and epidemiology to retrace transmission during a 2008 outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.