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Table 1 Genotypes of PBP3-mediated resistance in Haemophilus influenzae

From: Multilocus sequence typing and ftsI sequencing: a powerful tool for surveillance of penicillin-binding protein 3-mediated beta-lactam resistance in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae

Genotype designationsa PBP3 substitutionsb
Categoryc Level Group S385 R517 N526
rPBP3 High IIId T   K
   III-likee T H  
  Low II    K
   I   H  
sPBP3 NA NA    
  1. aAccording to Ubukata et al.[7], Hasegawa et al.[8], Garcia-Cobos et al.[9], Hotomi et al.[10] and this study. NA, not applicable.
  2. bEssential amino acid substitutions in PBP3 (transpeptidase domain, 338–573) with the amino acid sequence of H. influenzae Rd KW20 [GenBank:U32793] as reference. SSN, Ser-Ser-Asn motif; KTG, Lys-Thr-Gly motif.
  3. crPBP3, isolates with PBP3 sequences conferring resistance to beta-lactams (isolates assigned to groups I, II, III-like and III); sPBP3, isolates with PBP3 sequences conferring wild-type susceptibility to beta-lactams (remaining isolates).
  4. dOriginally reserved for isolates with the additional substitutions M377I and L389F by Ubukata et al.[7], modification proposed by Hotomi et al.[10].
  5. eOriginally categorized as group I by Ubukata et al.[7], new group assignment proposed by Garcia-Cobos et al.[9].