TABLE 1.

Characteristics of A. baumannii isolates

No.PFGE typeDate of isolation (mo/day/yr)WardMIC (μg/ml)aSource of isolateblaOXA-51- like typePresence/absence of:
IMPMEMblaOXA-58ISAba1ISAba1 upstream of blaOXA-51-likeISAba9ISAba9 upstream of blaOXA-51-like
Ab2V08/20/02ICUb42Skin swabblaOXA-51+++
Ab5V09/20/01ICU6464Drainage liquidblaOXA-51++++
Ab23V06/22/04Heart surgery6432UrineblaOXA-51+++
Ab3IV12/13/02ICU816Pharyngeal swabblaOXA-66+
Ab11III09/16/03ICU6416WoundblaOXA-64++
Ab133III12/10/05Heart surgery84Skin swabblaOXA-64++
Ab150III03/19/06Plastic surgery164Blood cultureblaOXA-64++
Ab168III10/21/06ICU124Blood cultureblaOXA-64++
Ab12II09/29/03ICU6416WoundblaOXA-66+
Ab30II02/24/04ICU6416Bronchial aspirateblaOXA-66+
Ab58II01/11/05Neurology168UrineblaOXA-66+
Ab177II11/07/06External unit84WoundblaOXA-66+
Ab33II10/21/04Heart surgery6416WoundblaOXA-66+
Ab63II11/02/041st surgery168Blood cultureblaOXA-66+
Ab91II05/28/05ICU164WoundblaOXA-66+
Ab153II04/20/06ICU164Venal catheterblaOXA-66+
Ab185II11/23/06Neurosurgery248Venal catheterblaOXA-66+
Ab108I09/04/05Heart surgery164Blood cultureblaOXA-92+
Ab114I09/23/05Short stay166UrineblaOXA-92+
Ab181I11/15/06Heart surgery326Blood cultureblaOXA-92+
  • a IMP, imipenem; MEM, meropenem.

  • b ICU, intensive care unit.