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Table 3 Frequency rate of distribution of MBLs genes among the species of Gram-negative isolates

From: Prevalence of metallo-β-lactamase acquired genes among carbapenems susceptible and resistant Gram-negative clinical isolates using multiplex PCR, Khartoum hospitals, Khartoum Sudan

MBLs genes Organisms Total No (%)
K.pneumoniae No (%) E.coli No (%) P.aeruginosa No (%) P.mirabilis No (%) P.valgaris No (%)
VIM 7 (9.7) 12 (16.7) 8 (11.1) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 28 (38.9)
IMP 8 (11.1) 6 (8.3) 4 (5.6) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 19 (26.4)
NDM 0 (0) 2 (2.8) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (4.2)
VIM&IMP 0 (0) 2 (2.8) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (4.2)
VIM&NDM 3 (4.2) 2 (2.8) 6 (8.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 11 (15.3)
IMP&NDM 1 (1.4) 1 (1.4) 2 (2.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (5.6)
VIM&IMP&NDM 1 (1.4) 1 (1.4) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 1 (1.4) 4 (5.6)
Total 20 (27.8) 26 (36.1) 23 (31.9) 2 (2.8) 1 (1.4) 72 (100)
  1. Key: VIM: Verona integron metallo-β-lactamase. IMP: Imipenemase. NDM: New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase