Carbapenem Resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae Due to the New Delhi Metallo-β-lactamase
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Carbapenem resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae is most notably due to the K. pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) ߭lactamase. In this report, we describe the occurrence of a newly described mechanism of carbapenem resistance, the NDM-1 ߭lactamase, in a patient who received medical attention (but was not hospitalized) in India.
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