TABLE 1.

Epidemiologic characteristics of Acinetobacter isolates used in the present studya

Strain no.DesignationOrigin or hospitalbCity of isolationYr of isolationSpeciesSourcePFGE typeAFLP typecSTdAllele no.
gtlAgyrBgdhBrecAcpn60gpirpoD
162791HBBarcelona1993 A. baumannii BloodAa11111116
252400HBBarcelona2000 A. baumannii UrineAa11111116
3151101HBBarcelona1994 A. baumannii BloodBb22221127
4288611HBBarcelona1999 A. baumannii BloodBb22221127
5218011HBBarcelona2000 A. baumannii UrineAa11111116
6228620HBBarcelona2000 A. baumannii UrineAa31111214
7220383HBBarcelona2000 A. baumannii Bronchial aspirateBb22221127
8213278HBBarcelona1999 A. baumannii BloodBb22221127
960127HBBarcelona1997 A. baumannii Wound swabDc51332231
10113402HBBarcelona1999 A. baumannii BloodDc51332231
11118151HBBarcelona1997 A. baumannii BloodEc61432233
12224220HBBarcelona2000 A. baumannii Bronchial aspirateEc61432233
13135172HBBarcelona2001 A. baumannii BloodDc51332231
14135323HBBarcelona2001 A. baumannii Bronchial aspirateDc51332231
15135467HBBarcelona2001 A. baumannii Wound swabDc51332231
1661588UCSantander2000 A. baumannii Unknownc73332338
1761812UCSantander2000 A. baumannii Unknowna84444459
1862309UCSantander2000 A. baumannii Unknownc91332268
192002-34100HEElche2002 A. baumannii Wound swabc101432273
202002-9198HEElche2002 A. baumannii Wound swabc61432233
212002-26724HEElche2002 A. calcoaceticus Bronchial aspirate85ND85ND10
222001-30645HEElche2001 A. baumannii Bronchial aspiratec61432233
232001-12583HEElche2001 A. baumannii Sputumc61432233
242001-11094HEElche2001 A. baumannii Bronchial aspiratec61432233
252001-16313HEElche2001 A. calcoaceticus Wound swab96576111
26RUH2207LUMCMalmö1980 A. baumannii Sputumc1141161786
27RUH134LUMCRotterdam1982 A. baumannii Urinec61432233
28RUH875LUMCDordrecht1984 A. baumannii Urinea128444455
29DSM 1139DSMZ A. calcoaceticus 58ND481ND
30DSM 7324DSMZ A. calcoaceticus 69759112
31DSM 30008DSMZ A. baumannii c1317891414
32DSM 30006DSMZ A. calcoaceticus 7ND9310413
33DSM 30007DSMZ A. baumannii c141101061414
34W 5420CUHCologne1991 A. baumannii Tracheal aspirateFf151121110194
35U 1901CUHCologne1991 A. baumannii Tracheal aspirateFf151121110194
36U 10247CUHCologne1991 A. baumannii UrineGg1610124111195
37U 11177CUHCologne1991 A. baumannii UrineGg1610124111195
38St 284CCHCologne1991 A. baumannii BloodHh1711212114103
39St 14733CCHCologne1990 A. baumannii BloodHh1711212114103
40St 20820CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii BloodIi18101341112115
41St 21359CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii CatheterIi18101341112115
42St 15598CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii CatheterKk1911432293
43St 14970CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii CatheterKk1911432293
44St 17093CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii BloodLk2011513124122
45V 7459CMHCologne1991 A. baumannii Tracheal aspirateLk2011513124122
46St 11681CMHCologne1991 Acinetobacter 13TUeBloodM11161413131315
47St 7961CMHCologne1991 Acinetobacter 13TUeBloodM11161413131315
48St 1650CMHCologne1992 A. baumannii BloodNk21112152293
49St 1954CMHCologne1992 A. baumannii BloodNk21112152293
  • a ND, the sequence could not be determined.

  • b HB, Hospital Bellvitge; UC, Universidad de Cantabría; HE, Hospital General de Elche; LUMC, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum; CUH, Cologne University Hospital; CCH, Cologne Childrens Hospital; CMH, Cologne Community Hospital.

  • c AFLP type, determined for A. baumannii isolates only.

  • d ST, determined for A. baumannii isolates only.

  • e Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU.