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Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society

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Klebsiella pneumoniae

Klebsiella pneumoniae (Pneumonia)

A 69-year-old Thai man, with multiple myeloma, developed acute fever, cough, progressive dyspnea, and respiratory failure. Diagnosis – Community-acquired pneumonia The following pictures are the results of his sputum culture. Sputum culture – Klebsiella pneumoniae Disc diffusion – resistant only to ampicillin Remark: K. pneumoniae is usually a lactose fermenter, but it may sometimes be a lactose late/non-fermenter.     custom essay order