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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 191-193

Emergence of VIM-2 metallo-beta-lactamase producing Ralstonia pickettii clinical isolate in India


1 Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India

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A Khajuria
Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.129831

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A multidrug-resistant clinical isolate of Ralstonia pickettii from a woman was analysed. Modified Hodge test was positive for carbapenemase production. Conjugation experiment revealed the presence of conjugative plasmid of >140 Kb size typed as IncN type. This is the first report of emergence blaVIM-2 in R. pickettii in India.






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