Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates: a zone of high heterogeneity (HHZ) as a tool for epidemiological studies
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 05/03/2012
Ramirez MS et al. – The high heterogeneity zone (HHZ) 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.