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Table 3 The antibiotypes and pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) clones of the 66 multidrug resistant (MDR) extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing (ESBL) K. pneumoniae strains, 2000-2004

From: Molecular epidemiology of multidrug resistant extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae at a Jamaican hospital, 2000 - 2004

Antibiotypes (n)* Resistance Profile † Clones of ESBL K. pneumoniae
R1 (9) NA, Nor, Cip, Lev, Cn, Tob, Min, F, SXT I, II, III, VIII
R2 (1) NA, Nor, Cip, Lev, Cn, Tob, Min, SXT VI
R3 (3) NA, Nor, Cip, Lev, Cn, Tob, SXT III, VII
R4 (3) Lev, Cn, Tob, Min, F, SXT I, II, IV
R5 (5) NA, Cn, Tob, F, SXT I, II
R6 (1) NA, Cn, Tob, SXT II
R7 (1) Lev, F I
R8 (2) Min, Cn I, II
R9 (3) F I
R10 (6) SXT I, II, III, IV, VI
R11 (15) Tob, SXT I, II, III, IV, VI
R12 (14) Cn, Tob, F, SXT I, III, IV, IX, X
R13 (3) Cn, Tob, Min, F, SXT I
  1. * n is the total number of MDR K. pneumoniae assigned to each antibiotype
  2. † NA nalidixic acid, Nor norfloxacin, Cip ciprofloxacin, Lev levofloxacin, Cn gentamicin, Tob tobramycin, Min minocycline, F nitrofurantoin, SXT trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole