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Multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae is an increasing cause of infant mortality in developing countries. We aimed to develop a quantitative understanding of the drivers of this epidemic by estimating the effects of antibiotics on nosocomial transmission risk, comparing competing hypotheses about mechanisms of spread, and quantifying the impact of potential interventions.

More information Original publication

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.50468

Type

Alumni publications

Publisher

eLife Sciences

Publication Date

03/12/2019

Keywords

Klebsiella pneumoniae , infant mortality, developing countries, antibiotics