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Table 2 MIC ranges found for MBL producing E. coli and K. pneumoniae isolates by using Etest strips

From: Incidence of metallo-beta-lactamase producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in central Nepal

MBL producing isolates MIC range (μg/mL)
Imipenem Meropenem Ertapenem Tigecycline Colistin
E. coli 2.0 - 8.0 3.0 - 16 8.0- > 32 0.125 - 0.75 0.125 - 0.5
K. pneumoniae 2.0- >32 2.0- >32 6.0- >32 0.38 - 2.0 0.125 - 0.5