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Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012

Letter

Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteria in Hospital, Singapore

Indumathi VenkatachalamComments to Author , Jeanette Teo, Michelle N.D. Balm, Dale A. Fisher, Roland Jureen, and Raymond T.P. Lin
Author affiliations: National University Hospital, Singapore

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Bacteria isolated on CHROMagar in screening for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Singapore, 2011*

Organism No. isolated
Enterobacteriaceae
Klebsiella pneumoniae 11
Enterobacter cloacae 3
Enterobacter aerogenes 2
Proteus mirabilis 2
Escherichia coli 1
Serratia marcescens 1
Non-Enterobacteriaceae: gram-negative nonfermenters
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 20
Acinetobacter baumannii 17
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 13
Elizabethkingia meningoseptica 3
Wautersiella falsenii 1
Enterococci
Enterococcus gallinarum 4
Enterococcus faecalis 1

*CHROMagar, Paris, France.

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