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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2018, Article ID 5745708, 2 pages
Case Report

A Case of Biliary Tract Infection Caused by KPC-2-Producing Kluyvera ascorbata

1Department of Microbiology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
2Department of Clinical Laboratory, Lu’an People’s Hospital, Lu’an, Anhui, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Jiyong Yang; moc.liamtoh@103yjgnay

Received 6 March 2018; Accepted 28 March 2018; Published 11 April 2018

Academic Editor: Paola Di Carlo

Copyright © 2018 Lu Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Kluyvera spp. can cause various infections. However, carbapenemase-producing Kluyvera spp. has not been previously reported. We report a case of biliary tract infection caused by KPC-2-producing K. ascorbata in a 13-year-old female. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on infection caused by carbapenemase-producing Kluyvera spp.