Alarming increase in carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella spp causing bloodstream infections in pediatric population in India

Increase in carbapenem resistant Klebsiella spp.

  • Agila Kumari Pragasam Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Chaitra Shankar Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Shalini Anandan Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Valsan Philip Verghese Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Balaji Veeraraghavan Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Author Biographies

Agila Kumari Pragasam, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Research Associate,

Department of Clinical Microbiology,

Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004

Chaitra Shankar, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Research Associate,

Department of Clinical Microbiology,

Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004

Shalini Anandan, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Associate Professor,

Department of Clinical Microbiology,

Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004

Valsan Philip Verghese, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Professor and Head,

Department of Child Health,

Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004

Balaji Veeraraghavan, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Professor and Head

Department of Clinical Microbiology

Christian Medical College

Vellore

Published
2017-10-07
How to Cite
Pragasam A, Shankar C, Anandan S, Verghese V, Veeraraghavan B (2017) Alarming increase in carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella spp causing bloodstream infections in pediatric population in India. The Journal Of Infection In Developing Countries 11 (09): 736-737. https://doi.org/10.3855/jidc.8038
Section
Letters to the Editor

Keywords

Carbapenemase; Pediatrics; Klebsiella spp; Blood stream infections