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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimization of therapeutic mAbs to carbapenem resistant Klebsiella clone ST258
Principal Investigator:

Bettina Fries

Location: Northport, NY
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,780
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CR-Kp) bacteria are the most common gram-negative multidrug-resistant bacteria in US hospitals. CR-Kp cause predominantly pneumonia, sepsis and urinary tract infections and, in military personnel, complicated invasive wound infections as well. Most patients acquire this pathogen in health care associated settings. Soldiers are at risk because they commonly have prolonged stays in hospitals and rehabilitation centers when they recover from injuries they...

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