Table 1

Distributions of IncI2 and pBK15692-like plasmids in different groups

Enzyme or cloneIncI2 plasmids, n (%)pBK15692-like plasmids, n (%)Total (n)
KPC vs non-KPC
    non-KPC19 (30.6)0 (0)62
    KPC128 (50.0)a59 (23.0)a256
KPC-2 vs KPC-3
    KPC-23 (3.1)0 (0)96
    KPC-3125 (78.1)b59 (36.9)b160
ST258 vs non-ST258
    non-ST25817 (29.8)0 (0)57
    ST258130 (49.8)c59 (22.6)c261
  • a P < 0.01 compared with non-KPC strains.

  • b P < 0.01 compared with KPC-2-bearing strains.

  • c P < 0.01 compared with non-ST258 strains.