Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase

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Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase

A plasmid-transferrable beta-lactamase (enzyme) carried by an increasing number of strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae as well as other Enterobacteriaceae. Hydrolysis of the beta-lactam ring renders many of the antibiotics—in particular, extended spectrum cephalosporins and carbapenems (imipenem, meropenem, and ertapenem)—ineffective.
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'Instead of making full reparation and compensation, the first respondent (KPC) actively sabotaged the compensation process by making partial compensation relating to crop and livestock losses," court documents read.
COMPENSATED The committee was also told that the new line does not have a leakage detector and that KPC was in the process of procuring for the installation of this service.
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pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-type (Class A), the imipenem (IMP) and Verona integron-encoded metallo-[sz]-lactamase types (Class B), and the OXA-48 type (oxacillin-hydrolyzing, Class D), mostly identified in K.
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KARACHI -- Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday held a meeting with the governing body of Karachi Press Club (PKC) and journalists belonging to various media outlets in which he handed over Rs 10 million cheque to KPC President.
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