TABLE 4.

Associated resistance markers in tranconjugants of 24 selected E. aerogenes strains

Enzyme (n)aYrCenterbProfile (R/Ec)Presence of plasmid of size (kb)Presence of associated resistance markerse
18085AAC6′-I typedTcCmSuTp
TEM-24 (15)1988CFA/1++++
1991CFA/1+++++
1992CFA/1++++
1994CFA/1++++
1994CFA/1++++
1998LIA/1+++++
MOA/1+++++
PAA/1+++++
TOA/1+++++
NIA/1+++++
TEM-24 (15)1998LYA/1+++
APA/1+++++
PEA/1+++++
MUA/1+++++
VAA/1+++++
TEM-3 (4)1988CFA/1++++
1990CFA/1++++
1994CFA/1++++
1998LIC/2+++++
TEM-1 or -2 (4)1988fCFA/1++++
1989CFA/1++++
1993CFB/1++++
1999CFA/1++++
Non-TEM/SHV (1)1990CFA/1++++
  • a n, no. of strains.

  • b CF, Clermont-Ferrand; LI, Lille; MO, Montpellier; PA, Paris; TO, Toulouse; NI, Nice; LY, Lyon; AP, Aix-en-Provence; PE, Perpignan; MU, Mulhouse; VA, Valenciennes.

  • c R/E, Ribotyping/ERIC-PCR.

  • d AAC6′-I type: resistance phenotype TR GS NR AR.

  • e Cm, chloramphenicol; Su, sulphonamides; Tc, tetracycline; Tp, trimethoprim.

  • f TEM-2-producing strain.