First Belgian Report of Ertapenem Resistance in an ST11 Strain Isolated from a Dog Carrying and Combined with Permeability Defects.

Last updated on 23-1-2023 by Hanne Debergh

Public Access


Peer reviewed scientific article



Klebsiella pneumoniae of sequence type (ST) 11 is a hyper-epidemic nosocomial clone, which is spreading worldwide among humans and emerging in pets. This is the first report, to the best of our knowledge, of multidrug-resistant (MDR) ST11 carrying and , isolated from a four-month-old dog in Belgium. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) of the isolate, performed via broth microdilution following the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) guidelines, revealed resistance to eight different classes of antimicrobials, including carbapenems, in particular ertape…

Associated health topics:

QR code

QR code for this page URL