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
162791HBBarcelona1993A. baumanniiBloodAa11111116
252400HBBarcelona2000A. baumanniiUrineAa11111116
3151101HBBarcelona1994A. baumanniiBloodBb22221127
4288611HBBarcelona1999A. baumanniiBloodBb22221127
5218011HBBarcelona2000A. baumanniiUrineAa11111116
6228620HBBarcelona2000A. baumanniiUrineAa31111214
7220383HBBarcelona2000A. baumanniiBronchial aspirateBb22221127
8213278HBBarcelona1999A. baumanniiBloodBb22221127
960127HBBarcelona1997A. baumanniiWound swabDc51332231
10113402HBBarcelona1999A. baumanniiBloodDc51332231
11118151HBBarcelona1997A. baumanniiBloodEc61432233
12224220HBBarcelona2000A. baumanniiBronchial aspirateEc61432233
13135172HBBarcelona2001A. baumanniiBloodDc51332231
14135323HBBarcelona2001A. baumanniiBronchial aspirateDc51332231
15135467HBBarcelona2001A. baumanniiWound swabDc51332231
1661588UCSantander2000A. baumanniiUnknownc73332338
1761812UCSantander2000A. baumanniiUnknowna84444459
1862309UCSantander2000A. baumanniiUnknownc91332268
192002-34100HEElche2002A. baumanniiWound swabc101432273
202002-9198HEElche2002A. baumanniiWound swabc61432233
212002-26724HEElche2002A. calcoaceticusBronchial aspirate85ND85ND10
222001-30645HEElche2001A. baumanniiBronchial aspiratec61432233
232001-12583HEElche2001A. baumanniiSputumc61432233
242001-11094HEElche2001A. baumanniiBronchial aspiratec61432233
252001-16313HEElche2001A. calcoaceticusWound swab96576111
26RUH2207LUMCMalmö1980A. baumanniiSputumc1141161786
27RUH134LUMCRotterdam1982A. baumanniiUrinec61432233
28RUH875LUMCDordrecht1984A. baumanniiUrinea128444455
29DSM 1139DSMZA. calcoaceticus58ND481ND
30DSM 7324DSMZA. calcoaceticus69759112
31DSM 30008DSMZA. baumanniic1317891414
32DSM 30006DSMZA. calcoaceticus7ND9310413
33DSM 30007DSMZA. baumanniic141101061414
34W 5420CUHCologne1991A. baumanniiTracheal aspirateFf151121110194
35U 1901CUHCologne1991A. baumanniiTracheal aspirateFf151121110194
36U 10247CUHCologne1991A. baumanniiUrineGg1610124111195
37U 11177CUHCologne1991A. baumanniiUrineGg1610124111195
38St 284CCHCologne1991A. baumanniiBloodHh1711212114103
39St 14733CCHCologne1990A. baumanniiBloodHh1711212114103
40St 20820CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiBloodIi18101341112115
41St 21359CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiCatheterIi18101341112115
42St 15598CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiCatheterKk1911432293
43St 14970CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiCatheterKk1911432293
44St 17093CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiBloodLk2011513124122
45V 7459CMHCologne1991A. baumanniiTracheal aspirateLk2011513124122
46St 11681CMHCologne1991Acinetobacter 13TUeBloodM11161413131315
47St 7961CMHCologne1991Acinetobacter 13TUeBloodM11161413131315
48St 1650CMHCologne1992A. baumanniiBloodNk21112152293
49St 1954CMHCologne1992A. baumanniiBloodNk21112152293
  • 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.