TABLE 1

Carba NP test and Rapid CARB screen kit results for carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa collection strains (n = 66)

Group/species (n)Ambler classCarbapenemase enzyme(s)Total no.No. with CNP result:No. with RCS result ofa:
Positive (no. weak positive)NegativePositive (no. weak positive)Uninterpretable
Enterobacteriaceae (44)
    K. pneumoniaeAKPC-2/KPC-3101010
BNDM-1333 (2)a
VIM-1111
VIM-27111
DOXA-4877 (1)6 (2)1
    Enterobacter cloacaeBVIM-1222
VIM-31111
VIM-4111
NDM-1111
DOXA-483321
    E. coliBNDM-1222 (1)
DOXA-4822 (1)2 (1)
    Klebsiella oxytocaBVIM-1222
DOXA-48111
    Serratia marcescensBVIM-1111
VIM-4111
    Morganella morganiiBNDM-1222
    Citrobacter braakiiBVIM-1111
    Citrobacter freundiiDOXA-48111
    Providencia vermicolaBVIM-1111
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (22)AGES-5111
GES-18111 (1)
KPC-2111
BVIM-2555
VIM-4222
IMP-7555
IMP-1331 (1)23 (2)
SPM-1111
GIM-1111
NDM-1111
DOXA-198111 (1)
  • a No negative results were reported with RCS.