TABLE 1

Characteristics and resistance profiles of three ESBL-producing and mcr-1-positive strains of Enterobacteriaceaea

Characteristic or antimicrobial agentStrain OW3E1Strain H226BStrain 2SK1
Characteristic
    Sample typeRiver water sampled in SwitzerlandCha-om imported from ThailandBasil leaves imported from Vietnam
    Yr201220142014
    SpeciesE. coliE. coliE. coli
    PhylogroupB1AB1
    Sequence typeST359ST167ST4683
    blaESBL typeSHV-12CTX-M55CTX-M-65
    MIC for colistin (μg/ml)666
Antimicrobial agent
    AMRRR
    AMCSSR
    CFRRR
    CTXRRR
    CIPRRR
    GMSRR
    TERRR
    SRRR
    CRSR
    KSRS
    NARRR
    SMZRRR
    TMPRSR
  • a The characteristics and resistance profiles of three strains are shown. Whether the strain was resistant (R) or susceptible (S) to the antimicrobial agents is shown. Antimicrobial agent abbreviations: AM, ampicillin; AMC, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid; CF, cephalothin; CTX, cefotaxime; CIP, ciprofloxacin; GM, gentamicin; TE, tetracycline; S, streptomycin; C, chloramphenicol; K, kanamycin; NA, nalidixic acid; SMZ, sulfamethoxazole; TMP, trimethoprim.