TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainRelevant characteristic(s)Reference or source
CIP 70-10Susceptible reference strain 3
BM4546CIP 70-10 AdeST153M spontaneous mutant, MDR 25
BM4547CIP 70-10 AdeRP116L spontaneous mutant, MDR 25
BM4454Clinical strain overexpressing AdeABC 24
BM4579BM4454 ΔadeIJK 9
BM4651BM4454 ΔadeABC 9
BM4652BM4454 ΔadeABC ΔadeIJK 9
BM4587Susceptible clinical strainThis study
BM4665BM4587 spontaneous mutant obtained on gentamicin, MDRThis study
BM4666BM4587 spontaneous mutant obtained on cefotaxime, MDRThis study
BM4667Susceptible clinical strainThis study
BM4668BM4667 spontaneous mutant obtained on tetracycline, MDRThis study
AYEMDR clinical strain 16
BM4675MDR clinical strainThis study
BM4676MDR clinical strainThis study