• Vol. 44 No. 12, 571–574
  • 15 December 2015

Potential for Cefazolin as De-escalation Therapy for Klebsiella Pneumoniae Bacteraemia

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Klebsiella pneumoniae causes the syndrome of liver abscess, meningitis and endophthalmitis associated with capsular serotype K1/K2, mucoid phenotype and aerobactin production as virulence factors. Overall mortality from Klebsiella pneumonia bacteraemia ranged from 19% to 55%.

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