A Pediatric Case of New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase-1–Producing Enterobacteriaceae in The United States

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Abstract

We report the second pediatric case of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1–producing Enterobacteriaceae in the United States. Laboratory methods included various phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing assays, as well as polymerase chain reaction assays for carbapenemase-encoding genes. Laboratory challenges and the limited number of effective antimicrobial agents and the lack of pediatric-specific safety and efficacy data for these drugs are discussed.

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