Klebsiella pneumoniae

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Depends on susceptibilities

Lactose fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Isolation: contact precautions if highly resistant i.e. ESBL, carbapenem resistant

Treatment of choice for ESBL Klebsiella is a carbapenem, if carbapenem resistance please contact an infectious diseases pharmacist (VOCERA: ID Pharmacist) or x34036

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