TABLE 2.

Strains and plasmid analysis

Parental strainPlasmid size (kb)KPC plasmida size (kb)Conjugation resultElectroporation result
E. coli J53P. aeruginosa KGE. coli DH10BP. aeruginosa KG
K. pneumoniae YC170, 80, 2380++
K. pneumoniae GR170, 80, 2080++
K. pneumoniae 63312, 1012+
K. pneumoniae 230375, 3575, 35++
P. aeruginosa 240470, 4545++
  • a A plasmid that hybridizes with blaKPC.