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Table 2 Source, time of isolation, carbapenem MICs and molecular characteristics of the replicate CRAB isolates from the eight patients yielding distinct isolates by subtype cluster and/or carbapenemase profile

From: Epidemiology and clonality of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from an intensive care unit in Palermo, Italy

patient* isolate date of isolation clinical sample MIC imipenem MIC meropenem PCR rep-PCR cluster ST
3 33 October 13, 2010 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 B 2
  18 October 14, 2010 CVC > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
4 51 October 25, 2010 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 singleton 2
  29 December 1, 2010 CSF > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  46 December 28, 2010 CSF > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 C 2
9 19 November 22, 2010 peritoneal fluid > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  32 November 22, 2010 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 B 2
  53 November 23, 2010 blood > = 16 > = 16 negative D 2
15 13 December 27, 2010 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  17 January 7, 2011 drainage fluid > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  30 January 8, 2011 blood > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  16 January 19, 2011 drainage fluid > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  14 January 29, 2011 wound swab > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  61 February 14, 2011 blood 8 > = 16 negative E 78
17 44 January 3, 2011 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 C 2
  11 January 7, 2011 blood > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
23 48 January 24, 2011 drainage fluid 8 8 OXA-23 C 2
  6 January 25, 2011 tracheostomy swab > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
24 60 January 24, 2011 BA > = 16 > = 16 negative E 78
. 45 April 4, 2011 wound swab > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
27 41 February 21, 2011 BA > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 C 2
  23 March 11, 2011 tracheostomy swab > = 16 > = 16 OXA-23 A 2
  1. * patient’s numeric code refers to Table 1.
  2. BA, bronchial aspirate; CVC, central venous catheter; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.