Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K1 liver abscess and endogenous endophthalmitis in a Caucasian man

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Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K1 liver abscess and endogenous endophthalmitis in a Caucasian man. / Baekby, Martin; Hegedüs, Nicolas; Sandahl, Thomas Damgaard; Krogfelt, Karen Angeliki; Struve, Carsten.

In: Clinical Case Reports, Vol. 6, No. 8, 08.2018, p. 1618-1623.

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Baekby, Martin ; Hegedüs, Nicolas ; Sandahl, Thomas Damgaard ; Krogfelt, Karen Angeliki ; Struve, Carsten. / Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K1 liver abscess and endogenous endophthalmitis in a Caucasian man. In: Clinical Case Reports. 2018 ; Vol. 6, No. 8. pp. 1618-1623.

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title = "Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K1 liver abscess and endogenous endophthalmitis in a Caucasian man",
abstract = "Key Clinical Message: Invasive Liver Abscess Syndrome is the most frequent of a number of infectious syndromes caused by hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae clones. While incidences peak in Southeast Asia, travels to Asia and Asian ethnicity are independent risk factors for infection in the western countries, although non-Asians are infected as well. Although challenging, a prompt diagnosis is of utmost importance to ensure adequate treatment and improve overall survival and visual outcome in cases with ocular involvement.",
keywords = "Endophthalmitis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Liver abscess, Virulence",
author = "Martin Baekby and Nicolas Heged{\"u}s and Sandahl, {Thomas Damgaard} and Krogfelt, {Karen Angeliki} and Carsten Struve",
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AB - Key Clinical Message: Invasive Liver Abscess Syndrome is the most frequent of a number of infectious syndromes caused by hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae clones. While incidences peak in Southeast Asia, travels to Asia and Asian ethnicity are independent risk factors for infection in the western countries, although non-Asians are infected as well. Although challenging, a prompt diagnosis is of utmost importance to ensure adequate treatment and improve overall survival and visual outcome in cases with ocular involvement.

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KW - Klebsiella pneumoniae

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