What is it about?
This is the first case of fatal fulminant CAP caused by a hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) K2-ST86 strain reported in Japan.
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Why is it important?
MLST was extremely useful for providing a definitive diagnosis for this infection. Thus, we propose that a biomarker-based approach should be considered even for an exploratory diagnosis of CAP related to hvKp infection.
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This page is a summary of: Fatal fulminant community-acquired pneumonia caused by hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K2-ST86, Medicine, May 2020, Wolters Kluwer Health, DOI: 10.1097/md.0000000000020360.
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