Table 1.

Hospital-acquired bacterial infections caused byKlebsiella spp.

Infection% of infections caused byKlebsiellaRankaReferences
UTI6–175–726, 46, 104, 242
Pneumonia7–142–426, 44, 104
Septicemia4–153–834, 35, 45-47, 64, 70, 135, 181, 242, 258
Wound infections2–46–11104, 142, 242
Nosocomial infections in intensive care unit patients4–174–926, 104, 226, 242
Neonatal septicemia3–202–824, 84, 168, 235, 240, 247
  • a Ranking of Klebsiellacompared to all other bacterial pathogens.