First report of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Iran.

@article{Shahcheraghi2013FirstRO,
  title={First report of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Iran.},
  author={Fereshteh Shahcheraghi and Saman Nobari and Fatemeh Rahmati Ghezelgeh and Siavash Nasiri and P. Owlia and Vajihe Sadat Nikbin and Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi},
  journal={Microbial drug resistance},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={30-6}
}
New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1) is a novel metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL). Sporadic cases of NDM-1 positive strains have been reported from different countries, suggesting a widespread dissemination. The aim of this study was the detection of MBLs in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients in Tehran hospitals. After identification tests, the susceptibility to the antibiotics was done by Kirby-Bauer method and broth microdilution. Carbapenem-resistant isolates were tested for… CONTINUE READING
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