TABLE 1.

Characteristics of the 10 MBL-producing bacterial isolates selected for this study

OrganismMBLReference
P. aeruginosa IMP-1 16
Acinetobacter sp.IMP-1 10
P. aeruginosa GIM-1 4
E. cloacae VIM-1 3
S. marcescens IMP-1 13
E. cloacae IMP-1 2
K. pneumoniae IMP-1 3
E. cloacae VIM-1 3
P. aeruginosa SPM-1 17
Acinetobacter sp.SIM-1 8