TABLE 3

Distribution of pKpQIL-like plasmids in clinical K. pneumoniae isolates

ComparisonNo. (%) ofa:Total distribution (n)
IncFIIK plasmidspKpQIL-like plasmids
KPC-2 vs KPC-3
    KPC-2128 (86.5)89 (60.1)148
    KPC-348 (35.3)*12 (8.8)*136
ST258 vs non-ST258
    Non-ST25826 (66.7)13 (33.3)39
    ST258150 (61.2)88 (35.9)245
  • a *, P < 0.01 (compared with KPC-2-bearing isolates).