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Table 1 Examples of the most frequently encountered carbapenemases [67]

From: Infection prevention and control measures and tools for the prevention of entry of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae into healthcare settings: guidance from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Acronym Name or type First isolated
KPC Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase 1996
VIM Verona integron-encoded metallo-β-lactamase 1997
OXA-48 OXA-type carbapenemase 2001
NDM New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase 2008