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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Gram negative rod bacteria showing positive results in modified Hodge test and carbepenemase inhibition test (MHT; N=25, Mero+EDTA; N=14, Mero+PBA; N=14)

Treatment No. Name of organism Number of isolates
MHT 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 11 (44%)
2 Acinetobacter baumannii 6 (24%)
3 Escherichia coli 2 (8%)
4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (8%)
5 Enterobacter cloacae 2 (8%)
6 Pseudomonas putida 1 (4%)
7 Providencia rettgeri 1 (4%)
Total 25 (100%)
Mero+EDTA 1 Acinetobacter baumannii 5 (35.7%)
2 Klebsiella pneumoniae 2 (14.3%)
3 Escherichia coli 2 (14.3%)
4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (14.3%)
5 Enterobacter cloacae 2 (14.3%)
6 Providencia rettgeri 1 (7.1%)
Total 14 (100%)
Mero+PBA 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 10 (71.4%)
2 Escherichia coli 4 (28.6%)
Total 14 (100%)

Abbreviations: MHT, modified Hodge test; Mero, Meropenem; EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; PBA, phenylboric acid.

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