Table 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

SpeciesStrainRelevant resistanceaSource or referenceb
Enterococcus faecium824-05Amp, Cf, Cp, Cl, Mp, Tmp, Sul, Erm, KanClinical isolate
Staphylococcus aureusUSA300-0114Amp, Cf, Cl, Sul, Kan6
UAMS-1ND7
UAMS-1112ErmUniv. of Arkansas
RN4220Cl8
Klebsiella pneumoniaecKP1Amp, Cp, Sul, Erm, Van9
Acinetobacter baumannii98-37-09Amp, Lz10
Pseudomonas aeruginosaPA01Amp, Kan, Lz, Sul, Van11
Enterobacter cloacaePMD1001Amp, Erm, Lz, Sul, VanClinical isolate
Escherichia coli8295Erm, Lz, SulClinical isolate
  • a Abbreviations: ampicillin, Amp; colistin, Cl; ceftriaxone, Cf; ciprofloxacin, Cp; erythromycin, Erm; kanamycin, Kan; linezolid, Lz; meropenem, Mp; minocycline, Min; Sulfamethoxazole, Sul; vancomycin, Van; not determined, ND; Univ., university.

  • b Clinical isolates were obtained from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.