What is Klebsiella Pneumoniae?


The skin of humans and animals, the mouths, and the gastrointestinal tracts can carry a bacteria called Klebsiella Pneumoniae. It can cause infections like a drug-resistant pneumonia and bronchitis. It really makes me want to keep clean!
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Klebsiella. pneumonia. is a type of bacterial pneumonia caused by infection with the. Klebsiella pneumoniae. bacterium. a gram-negative bacteria which is typically carried in fecal
( ′kleb·zē′el·ə nə′mō·nē′ī ) (microbiology) An encapsulated pathogenic bacterium that causes severe pneumonitis
It's named after Edwin Klebs, although I don't believe he discovered it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klebsiella_….
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