Carbapenem Resistance via the blaKPC-2 Gene in Enterobacter cloacae Blood Culture Isolate

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An Enterobacter cloacae blood culture isolate expressing carbapenem resistance via the Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase KPC-2 gene is reported. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a nosocomial isolate with carbapenemase-mediated resistance causing infection in a patient from Tennessee.

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