TABLE 1.

Cefotaxime-resistant clinical strains

StrainDate of isolation (mo/day/yr or mo/yr)HospitalSpecimenWard
E. coli TN0303/26/2001TenonUrineOrthopedic surgery
E. coli TN0507/04/2001TenonVaginal swabObstertics
E. coli TN0609/30/2001TenonUrineCardiology
E. coli TN0710/03/2001TenonUrineUrology
E. coli TN0807/31/2001TenonUrineEmergency
E. coli TN0911/24/2001TenonUrineEmergency
E. coli TN1212/19/2001TenonRectal swabNephrology ICUa
E. coli TN1302/22/2002TenonBloodDigestive surgery
E. coli TN1403/12/2002TenonUrineNephrology
E. coli TN1504/08/2002TenonVaginal swabMaternity outpatient
E. coli TN1605/29/2002TenonRectal swabNephrology ICU
E. coli TN1706/04/2002TenonRectal swabNephrology ICU
E. coli TN1803/05/2002TenonUrineSurgical ICU
E. coli TN1908/18/2002TenonUrineInfectious diseases
E. coli RB-0104/2002R. BallangerUrineMedical ward
E. coli LM-0107/2002L. MourierRectal swabICU
K. pneumoniae KP-LT06/2000Saint-MichelUrineSurgery
K. pneumoniae KP-0203/21/2002TenonWoundRespiratory ICU
K. pneumoniae KP-0306/03/2002TenonUrineNephrology ICU
  • a ICU, intensive care unit.