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Journal article

Worldwide dissemination of the NDM-type carbapenemases in gram-negative bacteria

Université de Fribourg

  • Dortet, Laurent INSERM U914 “Emerging Resistance to Antibiotics”, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
  • Poirel, Laurent INSERM U914 “Emerging Resistance to Antibiotics”, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France - Medical and Molecular Microbiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Nordmann, Patrice INSERM U914 “Emerging Resistance to Antibiotics”, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France - Medical and Molecular Microbiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    26.03.2014
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  • BioMed Research International, 2014, vol. 2014, p. e249856
English The emergence of one of the most recently described carbapenemases, namely, the New Delhi metallo-lactamase (NDM-1), constitutes a critical and growingly important medical issue. This resistance trait compromises the efficacy of almost all lactams (except aztreonam), including the last resort carbapenems. Therapeutical options may remain limited mostly to colistin, tigecycline, and fosfomycin.... Show more…
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Clinical medicine
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Faculté des sciences
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Médecine
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