What is the prevalence of Klebsiella oxytoca (K oxytoca) in NICUs?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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K oxytoca is among the top 4 pathogens that cause infection in patients in neonatal intensive care units. It is the second most frequent cause of gram-negative neonatal bacteremia.


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