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Jpn J Infect Dis. 2014;67(2):120-1.

Isolation of OXA-48 carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST101 from an overseas traveler returning to Japan.

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Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University.


OXA-48 carbapenemase-producing organisms have emerged rapidly worldwide and may be transmitted through patients who receive medical care abroad. To our knowledge, this is the second case of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a patient who had returned to Japan after receiving treatment abroad.

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