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BMC Microbiology

Featured review: Structure, Genetics and Worldwide Spread of NDM-1: a threat to public health

The emergence of carbapenemase producing bacteria, especially New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM-1) and its variants, worldwide, has raised a major public health concern. This review provides a comprehensive view of structural differences among NDM-1 variants, which are a driving force behind their spread across the globe. 

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BMC Microbiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on analytical and functional studies of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, viruses and small parasites, as well as host and therapeutic responses to them and their interaction with the environment.


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Igor Mokrousov, Section Editor

Igor Mokrousov, PhD, DSc/HDR is Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics at St. Petersburg Pasteur Institute, Russia. Dr. Mokrousov joined the BMC Microbiology Editorial Board initially in 2009, as Associate Editor; since 2014, he serves as Section Editor.

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