Molecular Basis of NDM-1, a New Antibiotic Resistance Determinant
Li, Keqin Kathy
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AbstractThe New Delhi Metallo-b-lactamase (NDM-1) was first reported in 2009 in a Swedish patient. A recent study reported that Klebsiella pneumonia NDM-1 positive strain or Escherichia coli NDM-1 positive strain was highly resistant to all antibiotics tested except tigecycline and colistin. These can no longer be relied on to treat infections and therefore, NDM-1 now becomes potentially a major global health threat.
CitationPLoS One. 2011 Aug 24; 6(8):e23606