TABLE 1.

Summary of antimicrobial resistance of WRAMC isolates

CharacteristicAB307-0294AYEAB058AB059AB056AB0057
SourceBuffalo, NYFranceWRAMCWRAMCWRAMCWRAMC
Culture date19942001May 2003January 2004February 2004August 2004
Resistance phenotypea
    AMP++++++
    CIP+++++
    CAZ+++++
    FEP+++++
    AMK+++
    TOB++
    SAMNDb+++
    MEM+++
    IPM+++
PCR-positive genes
    Tn6018+++++
    aadB+++
    topA++++
    tetA+++
    merAC+++
    merE-R+++
    cat+++
    blaTEM++
    int1++++
    aadA1++++
    aacC1++++
    aac/aad1++++
    blaOXA-23+++
  • a AMP, ampicillin; CIP, ciprofloxacin; CAZ, ceftazidime; FEP, cefepime; AMK, amikacin; TOB, tobramycin; SAM, ampicillin-sulbactam; MEM, meropenem; IPM, imipenem.

  • b ND, not determined.