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Table 1 Demographic data and capsular serotype identification of enrolled patients

From: Rapid identification of capsular serotype K1/K2 Klebsiella pneumoniae in pus samples from liver abscess patients and positive blood culture samples from bacteremia cases via an immunochromatographic strip assay

Case Sex/age DM Duration of S/S (days) Lobe of abscess Size of abscess
(cm)
Identification time: Serotypes confirmed by:
Culture (days) ICS (minutes) Colony
capsular swelling test
Colony PCR Pus
ICS
1 F/56 Yes 5 Left 5.5 3.1 4 K55 Non-K1/K2 Non-K1/K2
2 F/62 Yes 6 Right 6 5 3 K7 Non-K1/K2 Non-K1/K2
3 F/65 No 3 Left 5.1 2.5 3 K1 K1 K1
4 F/45 No 1 Left 4.4 3.5 3 K2 K2 K2
5 F/62 No 5 Right 8.6 2.6 3 K1 K1 K1a
6 M/41 Yes 9 Right 9.6 4.2 3 K1 K1 K1
7 M/60 No 5 Right 5.5 4 3 K2 K2 K2
8 M/51 No 6 Right 6.3 2.2 3 K2 K2 K2
9 M/88 No 5 Right 9.8 3.7 4 K53 Non-K1/K2 Non-K1/K2
10 M/42 Yes 5 Right 5 4.2 2 K14 Non-K1/K2 Non-K1/K2
11 F/84 Yes 3 Right 4.2 3.9 4 K1 K1 K1a
12 F/74 Yes 2 Right 2 5.5 4 K57 Non-K1/K2 Non-K1/K2
13 M/61 No 2 Right 7.7 2.8 2 K1 K1 K1
14 M/74 Yes 7 Right 7.4 2.4 3 K1 K1 K1
15 M/61 Yes 14 Right 7.1 2.8 3 K1 K1 K1
16 M/29 No 5 Right 6 2.5 3 K1 K1 K1
  1. M male, F female, DM diabetes mellitus, S/S symptoms and signs, ICS immunochromatographic strip, PCR polymerase chain reaction
  2. aEndophthalmitis was found after being confirmed to have serotype K1 by the strip test