Which Klebsiella pathogen may cause neonatal bacteremia?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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K oxytoca has been implicated in neonatal bacteremia, especially among premature infants and in neonatal intensive care units. Increasingly, the organism is being isolated from patients with neonatal septicemia.


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