Table 1.

MICs of various β-lactams and aminoglycosides forA. baumannii AC-54/97 and for E. coliDH5α(pBAUX-30), which carries the cloned cassette array of In42 in pBC-SKa

AntibioticMIC (μg/ml)
AC-54/97DH5α(pBAUX-30)DH5α(pBC-SK)
Ampicillin>64>641
Carbenicillin>64>644
Cephalothin>64>644
Cefoxitin>64>642
Ceftazidime>64>640.12
Cefepime>648≤0.06
Imipenem>6420.12
Meropenem>641≤0.06
Aztreonam>640.250.25
Gentamicin>6420.5
Tobramycin3280.25
Netilmicin3220.25
Amikacin>6411
  • a The susceptibility of E. coli DH5α carrying the empty vector is also shown for comparison.