Carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in ICU-admitted COVID-19 Patients: Keep an eye on the ball

G Montrucchio, S Corcione, G Sales, A Curtoni, F G De Rosa, L Brazzi
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 2020 November 23
We report the cases of 7 ICU patients with COVID-19 related ARDS, who developed positive rectal swab and invasive infections due to CP-Kp. Notwithstanding the infection prevention measures introduced during COVID-19 pandemic and the changes in the hospitalized population, attention to CP-Kp infections must remain high, especially in critically ill setting.

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