Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007
Virulence Characteristics of Klebsiella and Clinical Manifestations of K. pneumoniae Bloodstream Infections
|Country||K1 or K2 serotype, %||Mucoid phenotype, %||Aerobactin producer, %||Mouse mortality rate, %†|
|Taiwan||50 (6/12)||100 (12/12)||85 (10/12)||81|
|South Africa||100 (1/1)||100 (1/1)||100 (1/1)||100|
*Mucoid strains are highly lethal to mice.
†2 mice were tested for each available strain.
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