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Keywords:

  • Community-acquired infections;
  • K1;
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae;
  • liver abscess

Key Clinical Message

Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae primary liver abscess (KLA) has been emerging worldwide over the past two decades and with high incidence in Asia. The presence of specific virulence characteristics is a risk factor for a syndrome with metastatic complications. This report signals an increasing emergence in Northern Europe.