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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006


Carbapenem Resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae Not Detected by Automated Susceptibility Testing

Fred C. Tenover*Comments to Author , Rajinder K. Kalsi†, Portia P. Williams‡, Roberta B. Carey*, Sheila Stocker*, David R. Lonsway*, J. Kamile Rasheed*, James W. Biddle*, John E. McGowan‡, and Bruce Hanna†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York, USA; ‡Rollins School of Public Heath, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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FigureKlebsiella pneumoniae isolate tested with imipenem Etest strip (AB Biodisk, Solna, Sweden) on Mueller-Hinton agar. Inner colonies made determination of the imipenem MIC difficult.

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