Novel VIM metallo-beta-lactamase variant from clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae from Algeria.


Five different strains of bacteria belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae were isolated from two patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the Central Military Hospital of Algiers, Algeria. All five strains, one Providencia stuartii strain, two Escherichia coli strains, and two Klebsiella pneumoniae strains, were intermediate or resistant to… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00017-09