Table 1.

β-Lactam susceptibilities of P. aeruginosaVR-143/97 and E. coli DH5α(pBCLL/39H) carrying the cloned integron-bornebla VIM genea

AntibioticMIC (μg/ml)
VR-143/97DH5α(pBCLL/39H)DH5α(pBC-SK)
Ampicillin>128>1281
Carbenicillin>128>1284
Piperacillin>1281280.5
Mezlocillin>128>1281
Cefotaxime>12864≤0.06
Cefoxitin>1281282
Ceftazidime>1281280.12
Cefoperazone>128>1280.12
Cefepime>12832≤0.06
Imipenem>12820.12
Meropenem1281≤0.06
Aztreonam320.250.25
  • a The susceptibility of E. coli DH5α carrying the empty vector is also presented for comparison.