We report the cases of 7 ICU patients with COVID-19 related ARDS, who developed positive rectal swab and invasive infections due to CP-Kp. Notwithstanding the infection prevention measures introduced during COVID-19 pandemic and the changes in the hospitalized population, attention to CP-Kp infections must remain high, especially in critically ill setting.

Carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in ICU-admitted COVID-19 Patients: Keep an eye on the ball

Montrucchio, G
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Corcione, S
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Sales, G;Curtoni, A;De Rosa, F G;Brazzi, L
2020

Abstract

We report the cases of 7 ICU patients with COVID-19 related ARDS, who developed positive rectal swab and invasive infections due to CP-Kp. Notwithstanding the infection prevention measures introduced during COVID-19 pandemic and the changes in the hospitalized population, attention to CP-Kp infections must remain high, especially in critically ill setting.
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COVID-19; antimicrobial resistance; carbapenemase; infection control; superinfections
Montrucchio, G; Corcione, S; Sales, G; Curtoni, A; De Rosa, F G; Brazzi, L
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