Table 2.

Clinical features of the ceftazidime-resistantbla VEB-1-positive enterobacterial isolatesa

IsolateDate of isolationbDates of hospitalizationbHospitalization unitSourceUnderlying diseaseTreatmentClinical outcome
E. coli106-15-9907-09-95 to 10-01-00MedicineUrineUTINoneImproved
E. coli 206-16-9905-21-99 to 06-25-99MedicineUrineDiabetes mellitus, septicemia with UTIImipenemDead
E. coli307-09-9905-09-99 to 08-10-99MedicineUrineSepticemia with UTISulbactam-cefoperazoneCured
E. coli407-18-9906-16-99 to 07-24-99MedicineUrineDiabetes mellitus, pneumonia, UTIAmoxicillin-clavulanic acidCured
E. coli 507-20-9906-26-99 to 08-03-99MedicineUrinePsychiatric disorder, UTINoneCured
E. coli 607-23-9907-22-99 to 07-26-99PediatricsUrineNeuroblastoma, UTINoneCured
E. coli 708-03-9908-01-99 to 08-07-99SurgeryUrineChronic aortic dissection, UTINoneCured
E. coli 808-07-9905-26-99 to 09-17-99MedicineUrineDiabetes mellitus, UTICeftazidimeCured
E. coli908-09-9907-30-99 to 08-06-99PediatricsUrineUTICeftazidimeCured
E. coli 1008-26-9907-08-99 to 09-15-99PediatricsPusScalp abscessGentamicinCured
E. cloacae 1106-26-9906-21-99 to 06-28-99Surgery ICUPusSepticemia, congenital diaphragmatic herniaImipenemDead
E. cloacae1207-13-9906-28-99 to 08-19-99SurgeryPusNeonatal intestinal obstructionCefotaxime-netilmicinCured
E. cloacae 1307-31-9906-17-99 to 10-03-99SurgeryUrineUTIUnknownUnknown
E. cloacae 1408-03-9907-24-99 to 11-07-99Medicine ICUUrinePneumonia, UTIImipenem, netilmicinCured
E. sakazakii 1508-16-9908-02-99 to 10-07-99MedicinePusTriple vessel disease, diabetes mellitusCeftazidime, cefoperazone-sulbactamCured
K. pneumoniae 1608-03-9907-08-99 to 09-15-99Neurology ICUUrineCerebral tumor, pneumonia, UTIImipenemDead
K. pneumoniae1708-17-9906-16-99 to 08-28-99SurgeryBileInfected cholangiocarcinomaUnknownDead
K. pneumoniae1808-20-9908-06-99 to 09-16-99SurgeryUrineCoronary artery disease, UTIOfloxacinCured
  • a ICU, intensive care unit; UTI, urinary tract infection.

  • b Dates are given as month-day-year.