TABLE 3.

MICs of β-lactams for the clinical strain of P. aeruginosa Pa695 and the reference strain of P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853

β-Lactam(s)aMIC (mg/liter) for:
P. aeruginosa Pa695P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853
Amoxicillin>512512
Amoxicillin + CLA>512512
Ticarcillin328
Ticarcillin + CLA168
Ticarcillin + SUL168
Ticarcillin + TZB168
Ticarcillin + IPM168
Piperacillin642
Piperacillin + TZB82
Cephalothin>512>512
Cefuroxime512256
Cefoxitin512>512
Cefotaxime6416
Ceftazidime322
Ceftazidime + CLA322
Ceftazidime + SUL322
Ceftazidime + TZB322
Ceftazidime + IPM162
Cefsulodin642
Cefsulodin + IPM322
Cefepime161
Cefepime + CLA81
Cefepime + TZB81
Aztreonam44
IPM12
  • a Abbreviations: CLA, clavulanic acid (2 mg/liter); SUL, sulbactam (4 mg/liter); TZB, tazobactam (2 mg/liter); IPM, imipenem (0.01 mg/liter).