Gene Symbol: KPC_011
Description: hypothetical protein
Species: Klebsiella pneumoniae
Fevre C, Passet V, Deletoile A, Barbe V, Frangeul L, Almeida A, et al
. PCR-based identification of Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. rhinoscleromatis, the agent of rhinoscleroma. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e1052 pubmed publisher
..This work provides rapid and simple molecular tools to confirm the diagnostic of rhinoscleroma, which should improve patient care as well as knowledge on the prevalence and epidemiology of rhinoscleroma...
Stoesser N, Giess A, Batty E, Sheppard A, Walker A, Wilson D, et al
. Genome sequencing of an extended series of NDM-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from neonatal infections in a Nepali hospital characterizes the extent of community- versus hospital-associated transmission in an endemic setting. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58:7347-57 pubmed publisher
..Larger, detailed studies are needed to characterize resistance genes, vectors, and host strains involved in disease, to enable effective intervention. ..
Lynch T, Chen L, Peirano G, Gregson D, Church D, Conly J, et al
. Molecular Evolution of a Klebsiella pneumoniae ST278 Isolate Harboring blaNDM-7 and Involved in Nosocomial Transmission. J Infect Dis. 2016;214:798-806 pubmed publisher
..pneumoniae, demonstrating the highly recombinant nature of this species. It also highlights the ability of NGS to clarify molecular microevolutionary events within antibiotic-resistant organisms. ..