Primary liver abscess due to CC23-K1 virulent clone of Klebsiella pneumoniae in France
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 06/12/2012
Merlet A et al. – Authors reported the first autochthonous European liver abscess due to an ST57 isolate, which belongs to virulent clonal complex CC23–K1. This case highlights the emergence in France and Europe of hypermucoviscous virulent K. pneumoniae isolates.