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Klebsiella pneumoniae

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14384

Current Name

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Strain Data

Carbapenem resistant strain encoding blaKPC-33 variant with D179Y amino acid substitution conferring reduced susceptibility to Ceftazidime/avibactam.

Additional Info

Accession Date



K. L. Hopkins (Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections Reference Unit, Public Health England, Colindale, London, UK)

Isolated From

Human (patient), sputum; Northwick Park, UK; 02.10.2018


Accessioned into NCTC < K. L. Hopkins < Isolated at Northwick Park & St. Marks Hospital Microbiology Laboratory (Northwick Park, London, UK)



Positive control for the detection of KPC carbapenemases.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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