International gatherings and potential for global dissemination of São Paulo metallo-β-lactamase (SPM) from Brazil

Leonardo Neves Andrade*, Neil Woodford, Ana Lúcia Costa Darini

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-197
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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Funding Information:
Funding: Research grant 2012/14740-3 , São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) .L.N. Andrade was supported by postdoctoral fellowship, grant 2011/08892-2 , São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) . This letter was based on observations and reflections about antibiotic-resistant bacteria during studies supported by the funding agencies.


  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Carbapenemase
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Resistance gene
  • blaSPM

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