Environmental waters and blaNDM-1 in Belgrade, Serbia: endemicity questioned.

  title={Environmental waters and blaNDM-1 in Belgrade, Serbia: endemicity questioned.},
  author={Katarina Novovi{\'c} and Brankica Filipi{\'c} and Katarina Veljovi{\'c} and Jelena Begovi{\'c} and Nemanja Mirkovic and Branko Jov{\vc}i{\'c}},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) will soon become the most commonly isolated and distributed metallo-beta-lactamase worldwide due to its rapid international dissemination and its ability to be expressed by numerous Gram-negative pathogens. NDM-positive bacteria pose a significant public health threat in the Indian subcontinent and the Balkans, which have been designated as endemic regions. Our study was focused on urban rivers, a lake and springheads as a potential source of NDM-1… CONTINUE READING