Acquisition and Transmission of Carbapenemase-Producing (blaKPC-2) Enterobacter cloacae in a Highly Frequented Outpatient Clinic.

Sabrina Klein, Sébastien Boutin, Isabel Späth, Christoph Kimmich, Juliane Brandt, Carsten Müller-Tidow, Klaus Heeg, Dennis Nurjadi

Abstract

The role of outpatient clinics as a potential transmission ground for multidrug-resistant organisms has not been adequately investigated. Here, we report a transmission cluster of blaKPC-2-positive Enterobacter cloacae among patients treated in a highly frequented outpatient department.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClin Infect Dis
Issue number5
ISSN1058-4838
Publication statusPublished - 01.03.2021

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