Bindu D

Department of Microbiology, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chrompet, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Antibiotic Susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Various Clinical Samples from a Tertiary Care, Chennai, India
    Author(s): Kiran Madhusudhan and Bindu D*

    The genus Klebsiella of Enterobacteriaceae family is ubiquitous in nature. They cause many nosocomial and community acquired infections like pneumonia, urinary tract infections, wound infections, bacteremia and septicemia. Multidrug resistance is seen in Klebsiella which serves as the most common cause of increased morbidity and mortality. Klebsiella pneumoniae is major concern as drug resistance has evolved in them to last resort antibiotics. There are many mechanism that brings about the resistance are ESBL, Amp C beta lactamases and carbapenemases. This study aimed to know the prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of various antibiotics to Klebsiella pneumoniae infections from various samples. This retrospective study was conducted in our tertiary care hospital during the period from January 2022 to May 2022. A total of 573 samples were tested during this period. The samples inc.. Read More»

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