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National Surveillance Study on Carbapenem Non-Susceptible Klebsiella pneumoniae in Taiwan: The Emergence and Rapid Dissemination of KPC-2 Carbapenemase

  • Sheng-Kang Chiu,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Tsu-Lan Wu,

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Yin-Ching Chuang,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Research, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan Hsien, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Jung-Chung Lin,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Chang-Phone Fung,

    Affiliation: Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yan-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Po-Liang Lu,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Jann-Tay Wang,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Lih-Shinn Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, ROC

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  • L. Kristopher Siu,

    Affiliation: Institute of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Kuo-Ming Yeh mail

    kmyeh@ndmctsgh.edu.tw

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

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  • Published: July 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069428

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