• ampicillin
  • Klebsiella possesses beta-lactamase giving it resistance to ampicillin, many strains have acquired an extended-spectrum beta-lactamase with additional resistance to carbenicillin, amoxicillin, and ceftazidime. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotics
  • In terms of the diagnosis of Klebsiella pneumonia the following can be done to determine if the individual has this infection, including susceptibility testing for (ESBL) Extended Spectrum β-Lactamase, as well as: CBC Sputum(culture] Radiography(chest) CT scan Treatment for Klebsiella pneumonia is by antibiotics such as aminoglycosides and cephalosporins, the choice depending upon the person's health condition, medical history and severity of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteria
  • In terms of the pathophysiology of Klebsiella pneumonia we see neutrophil myeloperoxidase defense against K P.Oxidative inactivation of elastase is involved, while LBP helps transfer bacteria cell wall elements to the cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • nausea
  • It is typically due to aspiration and alcoholism may be a risk factor, though it is also commonly implicated in hospital-acquired urinary tract infections, and COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) individuals Individuals with Klebsiella pneumonia tend to cough up a characteristic sputum, as well as having fever, nausea, tachycardia and vomiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • resistant
  • Klebsiella resistant strains have been recorded in USA with a roughly threefold increase in Chicago cases, quarantined individuals in Israel, United Kingdom and parts of Europe, possible ground zero, or location of emergence, is the India-Pakistan border. (wikipedia.org)
  • A strain known as Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumonia (CRKP) was estimated to be involved in 350 cases in Los Angeles county between June and December 2010. (wikipedia.org)