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n South African Medical Journal - Pathogens chipping away at our last line of defence - the rise of the metallo-beta-lactamases : scientific letter

Volume 102, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
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Abstract

We describe the first known report of a VIM1 metallo-beta-lactamase-producing outside Europe - confirmed by our colleagues in Canada. The patient had no travel history, and surveillance failed to identify additional cases. The importance of healthcare professionals being diligent in identifying these multi-drug resistant isolates is emphasised.

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2012-01-01
2017-04-28

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