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Putative horizontal transfer of carbapenem resistance between Klebsiella pneumoniae and Kluyvera ascorbata during abdominal infection: A case report

  • Otávio Hallal Ferreira Raro (a1), Daiana de Lima-Morales (a2), Afonso Luis Barth (a2), Tiago Galvão Paim (a3), Mariana Preussler Mott (a1), Cezar Vinícius Würdig Riche (a1), Uirá Fernandes Teixeira (a4), Fábio Luiz Waechter (a4) and Cícero Armídio Gomes Dias (a1)...
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Author for correspondence: Otávio Hallal Ferreira Raro, Email: otaviohraro@gmail.com

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Putative horizontal transfer of carbapenem resistance between Klebsiella pneumoniae and Kluyvera ascorbata during abdominal infection: A case report

  • Otávio Hallal Ferreira Raro (a1), Daiana de Lima-Morales (a2), Afonso Luis Barth (a2), Tiago Galvão Paim (a3), Mariana Preussler Mott (a1), Cezar Vinícius Würdig Riche (a1), Uirá Fernandes Teixeira (a4), Fábio Luiz Waechter (a4) and Cícero Armídio Gomes Dias (a1)...

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