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Prevalence of New Delhi Metallo Beta-Lactamase (NDM) Producing Gram-Negative Bacteria from Different Tertiary Care Hospitals in Lahore, Pakistan

Prevalence of New Delhi Metallo Beta-Lactamase (NDM) Producing Gram-Negative Bacteria from Different Tertiary Care Hospitals in Lahore, Pakistan

Farzana Rashid1, Rabia Masood1 and Mariam Faiz2*

1Department of Zoology, Lahore College for Women University, Pakistan
2 Clinical Pathology Labs, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, Pakistan

*      Corresponding author: mariamfaiz@gmail.com

Fig. 1.

Resistance pattern of MBL production E. Coli (A), K. pneumonia (B) and P. aeruginosa (C) strains against various antibiotics; R: Resistance; S: Sensitive; MBL: Metallo-β-lactamases; IPM: Imipenem; MEM: Meropenem; FEP: Cefepime; CIP: Ciprofloxacin; CAZ: Caftazidime; CTX: Cefotaxime; CRO: Ceftriaxone.

Fig. 2.

PCR amplification of blaNDM-1 gene in different bacterial strains. M: DNA ladder 100bp. Lane 1,3,6: Amplified PCR product of P. aeruginosa blaNDM-1 gene. lANE 2: Amplified PCR product of K. pneumoniae blaNDM-1 gene. Lane 8,9,10: Amplified PCR product of E. coli blaNDM-1 gene.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

June

Vol. 52, Iss. 3, Pages 825-1224

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