TABLE 3.

Genotyping of rep-PCR products and beta-lactamase genes of 27 ceftazidime-resistant or cefotaxime-resistant E. cloacae clinical isolates and correlation with phenotypic ESBL tests

TypeIsolate(s)Result for bla gene for:Result by NCCLS K-Ba method
TEM-1CTX-M-3CTX-M-9aVEB-1SHV-5a
A5, 25++b
B64++
12, 150++
33++++
39, 40, 42, 71+++
236, 57, 108+++
77, 88+++
157, 205, 189++
17, 224++
C72+++
D103
E136++
216++
F140, 212
G142+
  • a K-B, Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion.

  • b Isolate 5 was negative.