Coexistence of blaNDM-1 with the prevalent blaOXA23 and blaIMP in pan-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates in China.

@article{Chen2011CoexistenceOB,
  title={Coexistence of blaNDM-1 with the prevalent blaOXA23 and blaIMP in pan-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates in China.},
  author={Zeliang Chen and Shaofu Qlu and Yong Wang and Yufei Wang and Shiwei Liu and Zhoujia Wang and Xinying Du and Li-li Wang and Jie Guo and Zhongqlang Wang and Nan Liu and Jing Yuan and Hongbin Song and Liu-yu Huang},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={692-3}
}
To the Editor—The emergence of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase–1 (NDM1) in India, Pakistan, and the UK has sparked great fear of the threat posed by resistant microbial strains and by the use of antibiotics worldwide [1]. Thus far, NDM-1 carbapenemase has been detected in several countries in a diverse group of bacteria. Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged as one of the most troublesome pathogens for health care institutions globally. Its clinical significance has been propelled by its… CONTINUE READING

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