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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Jan;45(1):77-9.

Emergence of an IMP-like metallo-enzyme in an Acinetobacter baumannii clinical strain from a Brazilian teaching hospital.

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Laboratório Alerta, Division of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. galesac@aol.com

Abstract

Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter spp. constitute a serious cause of nosocomial infection in Brazilian hospitals. This manuscript reports the first appearance of an IMP-like metallo-beta-lactamase encountered in a clinical isolate of A. baumannii from a Brazilian teaching hospital.

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