Genome sequence of a multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae ST78 with high colistin resistance isolated from a patient in India.

Affiliation

Cholera and Biofilm Research Laboratory, Pathogen Biology Group, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thycaud P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695014, India. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates with colistin resistance are a major concern in healthcare settings. This study aimed to evaluate the genome-wide distribution of antimicrobial resistance genes in K. pneumoniae CRKP I with high colistin resistance isolated from a patient in India.

Keywords

Klebsiella pneumoniae,Multidrug resistance,ST78,mgrB,

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