TITLE

New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1: detection and prevention

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Timothy R.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p1240
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the detection and prevention of New Delhi metallo-ᵦ-lactamase-1 (NDM-1), a new mechanism of microbial resistance. It presents cases of infection or colonization with NDM-1 producing bacteria which have originated in southern Asia, most often in India. It investigates the case of an NDM-1 producing isolate of Providencia rettgeri caused a urinary tract infection and Morganella morganii isolated from a culture of the patient's urine.
ACCESSION #
64883981

 

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