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From October 2022 through January 2023, nine patients with NDM-5/OXA-48-carbapenemase-producing ST79 were detected in Denmark and subsequently one patient in Iceland. There were no nosocomial links between patients, but they had all been treated with dicloxacillin capsules. An NDM-5/OXA-48-carbapenemase-producing ST79, identical to patient isolates, was cultured from the surface of dicloxacillin capsules in Denmark, strongly implicating them as the source of the outbreak. Special attention is required to detect the outbreak strain in the microbiology laboratory.


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