Multidrug resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates: a zoneof high heterogeneity(HHZ) as a tool for epidemiological studies
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 04/13/2012
Ramirez MS et al. – The high heterogeneity zone consists of several regions including a “hot spot” prone to insertions and other rearrangements. The HHZ is a characteristic genomic area that can be used in the identification and tracking of outbreak–causing strains.