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NDM-1 (cont.)

Where Can People Find More Information About NDM-1 Producing Bacteria?

"Detection of Enterobacteriaceae Isolates Carrying Metallo-Beta-Lactamase" - United States, 2010." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Type IIA Topoisomerase Inhibition by a New Class of Antibacterial Agents." Nature

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease

REFERENCES:

Deshpande, P., C. Rodrigues, A. Shetty, et al. "New Delhi Metallo-β lactamase (NDM-1) in Enterobacteriaceae: Treatment Options With Carbapenems Compromised." J. Assn. Physicians India 58 (2010): 147–150.

Yong, D., M. Toleman, C. Giske, et al. "Characterization of a New Metallo-β-Lactamase Gene, blaNDM-1, and a Novel Erythromycin Esterase Gene Carried on a Unique Genetic Structure in Klebsiella pneumoniae Sequence Type 14 from India." Antimicrob Agents and Chemother. 53.12 Dec. 2009: 5046-5054.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/28/2014

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