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We present a case of carbapenemase-producing NDM-1-positive Kottbus in an 82-year-old Danish man. The NDM-1 was also identified in and in the same patient on the same 43 kb IncN2 plasmid, suggesting in vivo inter-species plasmid transfer. A NCBI BLAST analysis of the plasmid (pAMA003584_NDM-1) identified 12 highly similar plasmids, all originating from east and south-east Asia. This case could be the first confirmed case of NDM-1-positive not related to travel outside Europe.

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2021-07-29
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