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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Hypervirulent (hypermucoviscous) Klebsiella pneumonia A new and dangerous breed.
All the cultures were taken as endotracheal tube aspirates with Acinetobacter baumanii and Klebsiella pneumonia as the most common microorganisms identified (Table 3).
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.
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The antimicrobial activity was carried out against Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella enterica, Escherichia coliand Staphylococcus aureus strains by using well diffusion method.
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The epithelium of the airway represents a principal site for the entrance of the microorganism into the lungs; and many reported has been suggested that Klebsiella pneumonia adhesion and invasion of the lung epithelial cells is the first stage of the pneumonia process [15].