oa Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases - The SASCM CRE-WG : consensus statement and working guidelines for the screening and laboratory detection of carbapenemase-producing : guidelines

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2312-0053



The threat of multi-drug resistance is a global one. Recently, this threat was exacerbated by the meteoric rise of carbapenemase-producing (CPE). South Africa is no exception, with well-documented reports of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM), carbapenemase (KPC) and active on oxacillin-48-like (OXA-48-like) CPE.

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