Corrigendum: Genomic evolution and local epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae from a major hospital in Beijing, china, over a 15 year period: Dissemination of known and novel high-risk clones (Microbial Genomics 2021;7, 10.1099/mgen.0.000520)

Mattia Palmieri, Kelly L. Wyres, Caroline Mirande, Zhao Qiang, Ye Liyan, Chen Gang, Herman Goossens, Alex van Belkum, Luo Yan Ping

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


In the published version of this article, the corresponding author was listed incorrectly. The corresponding author statement should have read as follows: ‘*Correspondence: Luo Yan Ping, ​ypluo301@​aliyun.​com’ Additionally, in the first paragraph of the discussion section some text and accompanying references were mistakenly omitted. The omitted references and corrected text with corresponding citations are detailed below: ‘This study aimed to understand the population structure of K. pneumoniae within the People’s Liberation Army General Hospital (H301) in Beijing over a 15 year period. While several studies have investigated the genetic epidemiology of CR-Kp in China in general [19, 25, 26] and in Hospital 301 in particular [1–6], this study represents the first longitudinal investigation focusing on the broad K. pneumoniae population from China.’ 1. Yang J, Ye L, Guo L, Zhao Q, Chen R, et al. A nosocomial outbreak of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Chinese hospital: dissemination of ST11 and emergence of ST37, ST392 and ST395. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013;19(11):e509–15 . 2. Zhou G, Guo S, Luo Y, Ye L, Song Y, et al. NDM-1-producing strains, family Enterobacteriaceae, in hospital, Beijing, China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014;20(2):340–2 3. Luo Y, Wang Y, Ye L, Yang J. Molecular epidemiology and virulence factors of pyogenic liver abscess causing Klebsiella pneu-moniae in China. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014;20(11):O818–24 4. Guo L, An J, Ma Y, Ye L, Luo Y, et al. Nosocomial outbreak of OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Chinese hospital: clonal transmission of ST147 and ST383. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0160754 5. An J, Guo L, Zhou L, Ma Y, Luo Y, et al. NDM-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Chinese hospital, 2014-2015: identification of NDM-producing Citrobacter werkmanii and acquisition of blaNDM-1-carrying plasmid in vivo in a clinical Escherichia coli isolate. J Med Microbiol. 2016;65(11):1253–1259 6. Lai K, Ma Y, Guo L, An J, Ye L, et al. Molecular characterization of clinical IMP-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a Chinese Tertiary hospital. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2017;16(1):42 The authors apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Original languageEnglish
Article number000618
Number of pages1
JournalMicrobial Genomics
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Cite this