Rapid detection of carbapenemase-producing <ce:italic>Acinetobacter baumannii</ce:italic> and carbapenem-resistant <ce:italic>Enterobacteriaceae</ce:italic> using a bioluminescence-based phenotypic method

Accurate detection of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp. (CP-CRA) constitutes a major challenge in laboratory diagnostics. We developed a bioluminescence-based carbapenem susceptibility detection assay (BCDA) which allows...

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Published in:Journal of microbiological methods, Vol. 147 (2018), p. 20-25
Main Author: van Almsick, Vincent
Other Involved Persons: Ghebremedhin, Beniam ; Pfennigwerth, Niels ; Ahmad-Nejad, Parviz
Format: electronic Article
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