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Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;17(2):242-4. doi: 10.3201/eid1702.101313.

New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase from traveler returning to Canada.

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Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Abstract

An Escherichia coli isolate with New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase was isolated from a patient with pyelonephritis and prostatitis who returned to Canada after recent hospitalization in India. The patient was successfully treated with ertapenem and fosfomycin. This patient highlights the role of international travel in the spread of antimicrobial drug resistance and blaNDM-1.

PMID:
21291595
PMCID:
PMC3204781
DOI:
10.3201/eid1702.101313
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