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 ]
Sepsis accounts for 17% of in-hospital deaths
In 2008, only 2% of hospitalization were for sepsis/septicemia, yet they made up 17% of in-hospital deaths.
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