TABLE 3.

Plasmid-mediated drug resistance in P. aeruginosa

PlasmidMIC (μg/ml)b
SourceaSize (kb)IPMMEMCAZFEPATMPIPGENTOBAMK
29 (A)944321286424416128
13 (a2)944321286424<0.5<0.564
22 (a2)94432128642441632
27 (a2)94432128642441664
17 (a3)604321286424<0.5<0.5128
2 (B)944321286424<0.5<0.564
7 (B)948321286424<0.5<0.564
9 (B)984321286428<0.5<0.564
12 (b)9843212812824<0.5<0.564
19 (b)984321286424<0.5<0.564
31 (b)948321286428<0.5<0.564
32 (b)944321286424<0.5<0.564
3 (C)944321286428<0.5<0.532
5 (D)9483212864242832
10 (F)6043212864422832
15 (G)604321286424<0.5<0.5128
21 (H)94432128642441632
23 (h)9443212864222832
25 (h)9443212864222832
24 (I)6043212864242832
28 (K)9443212864222832
30 (L)6043212864244832
ML5017c<0.5<0.5<0.5121<0.5<0.52
  • a Strain number of P. putida with PFGE pattern shown in parentheses.

  • b For drug abbreviations, see Table 2, footnote b.

  • c Host strain of plasmid, i.e., P. aeruginosa ML5017.