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NDM-1 (cont.)

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Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,


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.

Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2010 5:17:37 PM

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