TABLE 1.

Strains used for this study

ClusteraStrainSpeciesbSource materialcOrigin
VIEN-18ENOHStoolMunich, Germany
EN-190ENOHTracheaMunich, Germany
EN-210ENOHBALMunich, Germany
EN-218ENOHEarMunich, Germany
EN-232ENOHThroatMunich, Germany
EN-248ENOHSputumMunich, Germany
EN-260ENOHTracheaMunich, Germany
EN-276ENOHBloodMunich, Germany
EN-277ENOHBloodMunich, Germany
EN-312ENOHNSHannover, Germany
EN-314TENOHMouth (2-yr-old infant)Hannover, Germany
EN-332ENOHBALGelsenkirchen, Germany
EN-334ENOHUrineGelsenkirchen, Germany
EN-351ENOHThroatJena, Germany
EN-366ENOHAbscessLausanne, Switzerland
VIIATCC 49162TENHOSputumCalifornia
EN-280ENHOSputumMunich, Germany
EN-291ENHOThroatRegensburg, Germany
EN-449ENHOBloodMunich, Germany
EN-670ENHOGroinMunich, Germany
EN-673ENHOStoolMunich, Germany
VIIIEN-30ENSTTracheaMunich, Germany
EN-285ENSTWoundRegensburg, Germany
EN-288ENSTWoundRegensburg, Germany
EN-305ENSTUrineVäxjö, Schweden
EN-311ENSTNSHannover, Germany
EN-315ENSTNSHannover, Germany
EN-320ENSTWoundStockholm, Sweden
EN-323ENSTWoundStockholm, Sweden
EN-325ENSTUrineStockholm, Sweden
EN-331ENSTBALGelsenkirchen, Germany
EN-349ENSTUrineJena, Germany
EN-352ENSTSputumJena, Germany
EN-359ENSTUrineJena, Germany
EN-365ENSTPuncture fluidLausanne, Switzerland
EN-369ENSTBloodMallorca, Spain
EN-370ENSTBloodMallorca, Spain
EN-371ENSTBloodMallorca, Spain
EN-380ENSTNSMarseille, France
EN-384ENSTUrineBerlin, Germany
EN-400ENSTThroatFrankfurt, Germany
EN-403ENSTSkinFrankfurt, Germany
EN-407ENSTWoundFrankfurt, Germany
EN-466ENSTTracheaKiel, Germany
EN-468ENSTCentral venous lineKiel, Germany
EN-474ENSTVaginaKiel, Germany
EN-490ENSTLung biopsyTübingen, Germany
EN-562TENSTWoundBrüssel, Belgium
IATCC 35953TENASLochia exudateUnited States
IICDC 1347-71RBloodUnited States
ATCC BAA-260TENKOBloodKobe City, Japan
XIATCC 13047TENCLCerebrospinal fluidUnited States
XIIATCC 23373TENDIMaizeUnited States
ATCC 33241TENCAPlantCzech Republic
XATCC 9912TENNIElm treeUnited States
  • a Genetic cluster denominations according to a recent population genetic study (7).

  • b ENHO, Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. hormaechei; ENOH, Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. oharae; ENST, Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. steigerwaltii; ENAS, Enterobacter asburiae; ENKO, Enterobacter kobei; ENCL, Enterobacter cloacae; ENDI, Enterobacter dissolvens; ENCA, Enterobacter cancerogenus; ENNI, Enterobacter nimipressuralis.

  • c NS, not specified; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid.