Emergence of VIM-2 metallo-beta-lactamase producing Ralstonia pickettii clinical isolate in India.

  • A Khajuria, Aloke Praharaj, N Grover, M Kumar
  • Published 2014 in Indian journal of medical microbiology


A multidrug-resistant clinical isolate of Ralstonia pickettii from a woman was analysed. Modified Hodge test was positive for carbapenemase production. Conjugation experiment revealed the presence of conjugative plasmid of >140 Kb size typed as IncN type. This is the first report of emergence blaVIM-2 in R. pickettii in India. 
DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.129831