Clostridium difficile ribotype 033 colitis in a patient following broad-spectrum antibiotic treatment for KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infection, Italy

Stefano Grandesso, Fabio Arena, Franklin Esoka Eseme, Sandro Panese, Lucia Henrici De Angelis, Patrizia Spigaglia, Fabrizio Barbanti, Gian Maria Rossolini

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Abstract

This report describes a case of Clostridium difficile ribotype 033 colitis in a patient treated with multiple antibiotics for KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae pancreatitis. Diagnostic, clinical and therapeutic features are discussed. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of C. difficile ribotype 033 clinical infection reported from Italy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-236
Number of pages2
JournalNew Microbiologica
Volume39
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2016

Keywords

  • Antibiotic-associated colitis
  • Antimicrobials
  • Binary toxin
  • Carbapenemases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)

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