Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. ozaenae (Klebsiella, KLEPO) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-12128 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 07 Apr 2006 last updated: 26 Feb 2014
Organism information
Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. ozaenae
Kingdom Bacteria
Phylum Proteobacteria
Class Gammaproteobacteria
Order Enterobacteriales
Family Enterobacteriaceae
Genus Klebsiella
Species Klebsiella pneumoniae
Species ozaenae
  • Klebsiella ozaenae
  • Klebsiella
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  • KLEPO
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Bacteria
Characteristics related to biosafety
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Found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestines.
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Klebsiella, especially strains of the species K. pneumonia, are opportunistic pathogens that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and bacteremia.
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Additional Information
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