Klebsiella pneumonia


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Klebsiella pneumonia

Inflammation of the lung (pneumonia) caused by the GRAM NEGATIVE organism Klebsiella pneumoniae . This is a rare but very severe disease with a high mortality. One or more lobes of the lungs become solidified and partially destroyed. Large amounts of purulent, brownish sputum are produced. The organisms is resistant to many antibiotics.
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The most common causative agents of EC are Escherichia coli (60%) and Klebsiella pneumonia (10-20%) (11).
The KQ element, a complex genetic region conferring transferable resistance to carbapenems, aminoglycosides, and fluoroquinolones in Klebsiella pneumonia. Antimicrob.
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coli isolates, 12 Klebsiella pneumonia isolates) were tested for their antimicrobial susceptibilities by disc diffusion method according to CLSI 2017 guidelines and out of 32, 10 multidrug resistant isolates (06 E.
The zone of inhibition of the root extract was 1.87, 1.56, 1.50 and 1.90 cm whereas for the stem extract it was 1.69, 1.62, 1.20, 1.59 cm against Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Enterococcus faecalis and Bacillus cereus respectively.
Also, studies had collaborated its usefulness in the treatment of many conditions like diabetes, hypertension, bacterial infections caused by germs like Staphylococcus aureus, and Klebsiella pneumonia as well as worm infestation.
Figure 3: Antibiotic susceptibility according to the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) clinical breakpoints of clinical Klebsiella pneumonia isolate.
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The extract showed the activity of minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) = 1 mg/ml across almost all the bacteria studied except for Klebsiella pneumonia and Serratia marcescens, which showed no activity.
Some of the microorganisms found included: Escherichia coli, which causes infections, meningitis and diarrhea; and Klebsiella pneumonia, which is responsible for pneumonia.