5 years ago

Emergence of various NDM-type metallo-β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli clinical isolates in Nepal.

Ohara, Sherchand, Pokhrel, Tada, Shrestha, Shimada, Kirikae
Of 250 clinical isolates of Escherichia coli obtained in Nepal, 38 were carbapenem-resistant with MICs ≥4 μg/ml to imipenem or meropenem. All 38 isolates harbored blaNDMs: blaNDM-1, blaNDM-3, blaNDM-4, blaNDM-5, blaNDM-7, blaNDM-12 and blaNDM-13 Most of these isolates also harbored the 16S rRNA methylase gene(s) armA, rmtB and/or rmtC.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01425-17

DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01425-17

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