n South African Medical Journal - NDM-1 imported from India - first reported case in South Africa : research

Volume 103, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Carbapenem-resistant have been increasingly reported throughout the world. The first South African report of a New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase was from Gauteng in August 2011. Despite maintaining a high degree of vigilance, the first such case was seen in KwaZulu-Natal almost a year later. Other cases have been unable to confirm a definite link to any other affected areas; this is the first case in South Africa showing this direct epidemiological link.

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