Klebsiella ozaenae

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Kleb·si·el·la o·zae·nae

a bacterial species that occurs in cases of ozena and other chronic diseases of the respiratory tract.
Synonym(s): Klebsiella pneumoniae ozaenae
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(kleb?ze-el'a) [ Klebs + -ella]
[T. A. Edwin Klebs, Ger. bacteriologist, 1834–1913]
A genus of gram-negative, encapsulated bacilli of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

Klebsiella granulomatis

A species that causes granuloma inguinale. It was formerly called Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.

Klebsiella ozaenae

A species found in ozena.

Klebsiella pneumoniae

A species that may cause sinusitis, bronchitis, or pneumonia.
Synonym: Friedländer's bacillus

Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis

A species that can cause rhinoscleroma, a destructive granuloma of the nose and pharynx.
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Rhinoscleroma with pharyngolaryngeal involvement caused by Klebsiella ozaenae. Case Rep Infect Dis.
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of cases pseudomonas [24%] was isolated, followed by Klebsiella ozaenae, Staph aureus, Mycobacterium leprae & Streptococcus.
type Species Lactamase Class A KPC-type Klebsiella pneumoniae KPC-2 27 KPC-3 3 Klebsiella ozaenae KPC-3 1 Escherichia coli KPC-2 5 Enterobacter cloacae KPC-2 7 Enterobacter aerogenes KPC-2 1 Citrobacter freundii KPC-2 2 Serratia marcescens KPC-2 2 Salmonella spp.