KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-Kp) gut colonization is a major risk factor for developing systemic infections. Ceftazidime/avibactam could have a role as decolonization therapy in special situations PATIENTS AND METHODS: retrospective, observational, multicenter study. We compared KPC-Kp gut decolonization rate of ceftazidime/avibactam-based therapy (Group A) and other antimicrobial regimens (Group B) in patients with a KPC-Kp infection.

KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae gut decolonisation following ceftazidime/avibactam-based combination therapy: A retrospective observational study

Bassetti, Matteo;Tascini, Carlo
2019

Abstract

KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-Kp) gut colonization is a major risk factor for developing systemic infections. Ceftazidime/avibactam could have a role as decolonization therapy in special situations PATIENTS AND METHODS: retrospective, observational, multicenter study. We compared KPC-Kp gut decolonization rate of ceftazidime/avibactam-based therapy (Group A) and other antimicrobial regimens (Group B) in patients with a KPC-Kp infection.
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