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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

Perspective

Global Spread of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae

Patrice NordmannComments to Author , Thierry Naas, and Laurent Poirel

Author affiliation: Bicêtre Hospital, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

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Table 1

MIC range of carbapenems for Enterobacteriaceae that produce several types of carbapenemases*

Carbapenemase MIC, mg/L
Imipenem Meropenem Ertapenem
KPC 0.5–>64 1–>64 0.5–>64
Metallo β-lactamases† 0.5–>64 0.25–>64 0.5–>64
OXA-48 type 1–>64 0.5–>64 0.25–>64

*KPC, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase; OXA-48, oxacillinase-48.
†Including New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1.

*KPC, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase; OXA-48, oxacillinase-48.
†Including New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1.

*KPC, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase; OXA-48, oxacillinase-48.
†Including New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1.

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