Antibiotic resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae on the rise
Resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae to antibiotics has dramatically increased- from 5.3% to 11.6% for third generation cephalosporins (between 1999 and 2010), and from <0.1% to 4.5% for carbapenams (between 2002… [ Get More Details ]
~1 in 20 hospitalized patients will get an HAI
Around 1 in 20 hospitalized patients will contract a healthcare-associated infection, the most common complication of hospital care.
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Pneumonia is the 5th most frequent cause of hospitalization in the US