oa Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases - First report of an IMI-2 carbapenemase-producing clinical isolate in South Africa : case study

Volume 30, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2312-0053



Imipenem-hydrolysing β-lactamase (IMI) enzymes form an uncommon group within the Ambler class A carbapenemases. This report documents the first case in South Africa of an IMI-2 carbapenemase-producing . The circumstances under which this isolate was acquired are unclear.

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