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Volume 27, Number 8—August 2021

Endogenous Endophthalmitis Caused by ST66-K2 Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, United States

Edwin Kamau, Paul R. Allyn, Omer E. Beaird, Kevin W. Ward, Nancy Kwan, Omai B. Garner, and Shangxin YangComments to Author 
Author affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Single-nucleotide polymorphism matrix of 5 ST66-K2 hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae strains

Strain (country, year [reference]) 18-0005 AJ210 Kp52.145 SB5881 UCLA353
18-0005 (Germany, 2017 [7]) 0 65 219 56 796
AJ210 (Australia, 2002 [6]) 65 0 208 71 785
Kp52.145 (Indonesia, 1935 [11]) 219 208 0 225 775
SB5881 (France, 2018 [8]) 56 71 225 0 802
UCLA353 (United States, 2020, this study)* 796 785 775 802 0

*Isolate from a 30-year-old man in California who had endogenous endophthalmitis.

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