TABLE 2.

Description of the 18 selected E. coli isolates

Strain name or no.SubunitaIsolation date (day-mo-yr)Antibiotic susceptibility pattern
With ESBL
    GEN SaDebussy02-10-01Multiresistant strain type GEN S
    GEN RaMusset22-10-01Multiresistant strain type GEN R
    3Debussy07-12-01Multiresistant strain type GEN R
    4Balme12-03-02Multiresistant strain type GEN S
    AMG SaDebussy25-04-02Multiresistant strain type AMG S
    6Mozart09-08-02Multiresistant strain type GEN R
    7La Fontaine12-08-02Multiresistant strain type AMG S
    8Bellini01-10-02Multiresistant strain type GEN S
    9Balme05-10-02Multiresistant strain type AMG S
Without ESBL
    10Racine31-05-02Susceptible to all antibiotics
    11St Exupéry11-06-02Resistant to AMX, TIC, SXT
    12Molière24-06-02Resistant to AMX, AMC, CEF,
    13Racine25-06-02Susceptible to all antibiotics
    14Berlioz28-06-02Resistant to AMX, AMC, CEF, CIP
    15La Fontaine23-08-02Resistant to AMX, TIC, SXT
    16Berlioz13-09-02Susceptible to all antibiotics
    17Chopin14-09-02Susceptible to all antibiotics
    18La Fontaine17-09-02Resistant to AMX, TIC, SXT
  • a Italic names indicate rehabilitation subunits, and nonitalic names indicate long-term-care subunits.

  • b GEN, gentamicin; AMG, aminoglycosides; AMX, amoxicillin; AMC, amoxicillin-clavulanate; TIC, ticarcillin; SXT, co-trimoxazole; CEF, cephalothin; CIP, ciprofloxacin; S, susceptible; R, resistant.