An outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae at the Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital in Vosloorus that began several weeks ago has grown to a dozen neonatal infections, including six deaths. According to...

A cluster of European returning travelers from the island of Gran Canaria are reported to have carried or were infected with carbapenemase (OXA-48)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392., according...

Infections with bacteria resistant to carbapenems, a group of highly effective antibiotics, pose a significant threat to patients and healthcare systems in all EU/EEA countries, warns ECDC in a Rapid Risk...

Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to...

A bacterial outbreak that affected 22 babies at the La Altagracia Maternity in the Dominican Republic has been identified as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a El Caribe report (computer translated). To...

The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug,...

A team of US researchers has discovered that three different species of Klebsiella bacteria can cause life-threatening infections in hospital patients and that all three share genes that confer resistance...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Clearly, HAIs are a huge problem...

In the fight against super bacteria, University at Buffalo scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resistance. A team of researchers found that combinations of three...

UC Davis physician researchers have found that medical marijuana contains multiple bacterial and fungal pathogens that may cause serious and even fatal infections. They warn that smoking, vaping or inhaling...