First case of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase in Klebsiella pneumoniae from Ecuador: An update for South America

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Daniel Romero-Alvarez ; Jorge Reyes ; Viviana Quezada ; Carolina Satán ; Nelson Cevallos ; Sofía Barrera ; Gabriel Trueba ; Luis E. Escobar ; José E. Villacís (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: International Journal of Infectious Diseases (issn: 1201-9712)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.10.012
  • Subject: Infectious and parasitic diseases | RC109-216

Objectives: To describe a clinical case of Klebsiella pneumoniae harboring a New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM) plasmid in Ecuador and to present a map of reports of NDM isolates in South America. Methods: The modified Hodge test, carbapenem inactivation method, imipe... View more
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