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3. MCQ for part 1: Which of these bacteria is not inherently resistant to carbapenems?

1. Aeromonas sp.
2. Bacillus cereus
3. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
4. Sphingomonas paucimobilis
 
 
 
 
 

Answer: Sphingomonas paucimobilis. 

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Aeromonas and Bacillus cereus has chromosomal metalo beta-lactamase (also Elizabethkingia meningoseptica )

See these - 
https://www.escmid.org/escmi.../escmid_elibrary/material/...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5872158/