Klebsiella oxytoca

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Klebsiella oxytoca

a species characterized by its ability to produce indole. Clinically it resembles Klebsiella pneumoniae; however, nosocomial strains tend to exhibit a greater propensity to develop antibiotic resistance.

Kleb·si·el·la ox·y·to·ca

(kleb-sē-el'ă ok-sē-tō'kă)
A bacterial species characterized by its ability to produce indole. Clinically, it resembles K. pneumoniae; however, nosocomial strains exhibit a greater propensity to develop antibiotic resistance.


Theodor Albrecht Edwin, German physician, 1834-1913.
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GNR isolates (n=33) were Escherichia coli (n=18), Klebsiella pneumoniae (n=6), Enterobacter cloacae (n=2), Klebsiella oxytoca (n=2), Citrobacter braakii (n=2), Enterobacter agglomerans (n=2) and Enterobacter aerogenes (n=1).
18,19) Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, and Proteus mirabilis were grouped as "ESBL phenotype" based on the CLSI screening criteria for potential ESBL production, i.
The evaluation of the antibacterial activities was following a protocol published by Andrew [18], and this was conducted against 14 pathogenic strains both Gram-positive and Gram-negative strains: Bacillus cereus (ATCC10876), Bacillus subtilis (ATCC19659), Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC13047), Mycobaterium smegmatis (MC2155), Staphylococcus epidermidis (ATCC14990), Escherischia coli (ATCC25922), Enterobacter cloacae (ATCC13047), Klebsiella oxytoca (ATCC8724), Klebsiella pneumonia (ATCC13882), Proteus vulgaris (ATCC6380), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC27853), Proteus Mirabilis, Staphylococcus aureus, and Enterobacter aerogenes.
6 The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute suggests screening of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca and Proteus mirabilis for potential ESBLs producers.
Por su parte, Labrador y Araque en el ano 2014, describieron un aislado de Klebsiella oxytoca productora de carbapenemasa tipo KPC-2, proveniente de un paciente pediatrico que adquirio una neumonia nosocomial en el Hospital de la Universidad de los Andes en el estado Merida (7), mientras que Martinez y col.
A second lot was shipped in April 2012 and found to be contaminated with two types of bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella oxytoca, both at the Michigan hospital, and at the companys Newark facility.
In the present study, other than Bacillus species some of the novel strains obtained like Klebsiella veriicola, Brevibacillus laterosporus, Ewingella americana, Providencia vermicola and Klebsiella oxytoca demonstrated significant levels of pectinolytic enzymes capable of hydrolyzing pectin.
1 Klebsiella oxytoca strain JCM1665 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence A02 NR 1176 83.
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