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What family does Klebsiella belong to?
Is Klebsiella gram positive or gram negative?
What is the morphology of Klebsiella?
What are the two main types of Klebsiella?
Where is Klebsiella found?
in waters, soil, environment, GI tract
True/False. Klebsiella are coliform bacteria.
True, always present in the GI tract
What type of pathogen is Klebsiella?
opportunistic, often seen in nosocomial infections
What species are affected by Klebsiella?
horses, dogs, cattle non human primates
What is seen in horses with Klebsiella?
vaginitis, infertility, abortion, umbilical infections
How is Klebsiella transmitted in horses?
stallion, fomites, vaginal specula, biopsy equipment
When do you see umbilical Klebsiella infections in horses?
seen in foals that received inadequate colostrum
What do umbilical Klebsiella infections in horses lead to?
can result in omphalitis, septicemia, arthritis, pneumonia, pyelonephritis
What is seen in dogs and cats with Klebsiella?
cystitis or pyometra
What is seen in cattle with Klebsiella, and what is it associated with?
mastitis associated with wood shavings
What do Klebsiella spp. have a natural resistance to?
has chromosomal beta-lactamase
What is Klebsiella susceptible to?
Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid (Clavamox)
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