Structure, Genetics and Worldwide Spread of New Delhi Metallo-β-lactamase (NDM): a threat to public health

@inproceedings{Khan2017StructureGA,
  title={Structure, Genetics and Worldwide Spread of New Delhi Metallo-β-lactamase (NDM): a threat to public health},
  author={Asad U. Khan and Lubna Maryam and Raffaele Zarrilli},
  booktitle={BMC Microbiology},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundThe emergence of carbapenemase producing bacteria, especially New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM-1) and its variants, worldwide, has raised amajor public health concern. NDM-1 hydrolyzes a wide range of β-lactam antibiotics, including carbapenems, which are the last resort of antibiotics for the treatment of infections caused by resistant strain of bacteria.Main bodyIn this review, we have discussed blaNDM-1variants, its genetic analysis including type of specific mutation, origin of… CONTINUE READING
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