Which antibiotics are effective for treatment of resistant for OXA-type carbapenemases infections?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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OXA-type carbapenemases (Amber class D) include OXA-48 and weakly hydrolyze carbapenems, broad-spectrum cephalosporins, and aztreonam but express resistance or decreased susceptibility to carbapenems.


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