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Volume 19, Number 6—June 2013


New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase–producing Enterobacteriaceae, United States

J. Kamile RasheedComments to Author , Brandon Kitchel, Wenming Zhu, Karen F. Anderson, Nancye C. Clark, Mary Jane Ferraro, Patrice Savard, Romney M. Humphries, Alexander J. Kallen, and Brandi M. Limbago
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J.K. Rasheed, B. Kitchel, W. Zhu, K.F. Anderson, N.C. Clark, A.J. Kallen, B.M. Limbago); Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (M.J. Ferraro); Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (P. Savard); Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore (P. Savard); University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA (R.M. Humphries)

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Table 1

Epidemiologic information for New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase–producing isolates, United States, April 2009–March 2011*

Patient no. Isolate no. Organism Date of isolation State Isolation site Patient age Patient and travel history
1 1000654 Enterobacter cloacae 2009 Apr MA Urine 65 y Hospitalized in India before coming to United States (8)
2 1000527 Klebsiella pneumoniae 2009 Dec CA Urine 73 y Hospitalized in India before returning to United States (8)
3 1001728 Escherichia coli 2010 May IL Urine 41 y Chronic medical problems; traveled to India 3–4 mo before positive culture. No known hospitalizations during travel (8)
4 1100192 K. pneumoniae 2010 Sep CA Resp. 13 mo Hospitalized in Pakistan 5 months before admission in United States (10)
5 1100101 E. coli 2010 Oct VA Resp. 67 y Received medical care in India but not hospitalized
6 1100770 K. pneumoniae 2010 Dec CA Urine 70 y Hospitalized for 1 mo in India before transfer to US hospital
7 1100975 K. pneumoniae 2011 Jan MD Resp. 60 y Hospitalized in India before transfer to US hospital (12)
1101168 Salmonella enterica serovar Senftenberg 2011 Feb MD Feces
8 1101459 K. pneumoniae 2011 Mar CA Blood 57 y Hospitalized in India; subsequently hospitalized in United States

*Resp., respiratory sample.

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