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Table 1 Correlation between P. aeruginosa genotypes, source and site of infection, antimicrobial susceptibility and enzymatic activities of virulence factors

From: Detection of a highly prevalent and potentially virulent strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from nosocomial infections in a medical center

Genotypes types of unit Number of clinical isolates Isolation site/ Number of isolates Antibiograms Virulence factors
     AN ATM CAZ CIP GM IPM TZ NN Pro Lec Elas Lip Fib Coag
1 RCU 15 DTA1/ 13 blood/ 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  ICU 3 DTA/ 2 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  CCU 1 Urine/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  PICU 4 DTA/2 Tongue/ 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  St Jude 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  Surgery 3 Wound/ 3 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  5 South 6 Abscess/ 1 Sputum/ 2 DTA/ 1 Bronchial washing/ 1 Urine/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  4 South 2 Sputum/ 1 Swab/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  9 South 3 DTA/ 1 Sputum/ 1 Blood/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
2 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  ICU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  Surgery 2 Wound/ 2 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  Oncology 1 Blood/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  5 south 1 Pleural fuild/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
3 RCU 2 DTA/ 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  5 South 2 Sputum/ 2 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  Oncology 3 DTA/ 2 Blood/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
4 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  St Jude 2 Blood/ 1 Catheter/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  5 South 1 Bile/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
5 PICU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + - + + +
  4 South 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + - + + +
6 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
  ICU 1 Sinus/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
7 ICU 2 DTA/ 2 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
  Oncology 1 Blood/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
8 ICU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + - +
  Oncology 1 Blood/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + - +
9 RCU 1 Urine/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
  Surgery 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
10 4 South 2 Wound/ 2 S S S R R R R R + + - + - +
11 Oncology 2 leg ulcer/ 1 Bronchial washing/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
12 5 South 2 DTA/ 2 S S S S S S S S + + + - - +
13 9 South 1 Sinus discharge/ 1 S S S R R S S R + + - + - +
14 9 South 1 Wound/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + +
15 ICU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
16 CCU 1 Sternal tissue / 1 S S S S S S S S + + + + + -
17 CCU 1 Urine/ 1 S S S S S S S S + + + - + +
18 CCU 1 DTA/ 1 S I S S S S S S + + - - - +
19 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S I S S S S S S + + + + + +
20 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S S R S S + + - + - +
21 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S R S S R + + - + - +
22 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S I S S S S S S + + + + + +
23 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S I S S S S R S + + - + - +
24 RCU 1 Wound/ 1 R S R R R R R R + + - + - +
25 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S R S S I + + + + + +
26 RCU 1 Sputum/ 1 S R R S S R R S + + - + - +
27 PICU 1 DTA/ 1 S R R S S S R S + + + + + +
28 ICU 1 DTA/ 1 S R R S S I R S + + + + + +
29 4 South 1 DTA/ 1 S I S S R R S S + + + + + -
30 RCU 1 DTA/ 1 S S S S R S S I + + - + - +
  1. NB: Genotype 31 was only found among the environmental isolates
  2. 1 DTA: Deep Tracheal Aspirate
  3. AN: Amikacin
  4. CIP: Ciprofloxacin
  5. TZ: Tazocin
  6. ATM: Aztreonam
  7. GM: Gentamicin
  8. NN: Tobramycin
  9. CAZ : Ceftazidime
  10. IPM: Imipenem
  11. Pro: Protease
  12. Lip: Lipase
  13. Lec: Lecithinase
  14. Fib: Fibrinolysin
  15. Elas: Elastase
  16. Coag: Coagulase