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Table 1 Molecular types, antibiotic susceptibility and basic data of 59 VRE isolates from nephrology inpatients

From: Identification of vancomycin-resistant enterococci clones and inter-hospital spread during an outbreak in Taiwan

Inf/Col(N) vanA gene MLST type(N) PFGE (N) Site of specimen(N) MIC ug/ml mean/range
Van Teic Fusi Mup Line *TS Tige Dapt
Inf (32) (E.faecium) (+) 414(19) A3(8) B(2),P(3) U(3) >256 157.8/6- > 256 2.18/1.5-3 0.50/0.38-1 0.99/0.38-1.5 >32 0.07/0.047-0.125 1.66/0.8-2
    A4(6) B(1), C(1), P(1), U(2), W(1), >256 192.67/4- > 256 2.17/1.5-3 0.42/0.38-0.5 0.73/0.38-1 >32 0.067/0.047-0.094 2.42/1.5-3
    A5(3) U(2),W(1) >256 >256 3/3-3 0.42/0.38-0.5 1.17/1-1.5 >32 0.064/0.064-0.064 2.17/1.5-3
    A1(2) W(2) >256 >256 2.5/2-3 0.38/0.25-0.5 0.88/0.75-1 >32 0.064/0.064-0.064 2/2-2
   18(8) D1(4) B(1), P(1), U(1) W(1), >256 148/32- > 256 1.88/1.5-2 0.38 0.25-0.5 0.66/0.38-1 16.04/0.032- > 32 0.17/0.094-0.38 2.25/2-3
    D2(2) U(2) >256 192/128- > 256 2/2-2 0.25/0.25-0.25 1/0.5-1.5 16.02/0.032- > 32 0.11/0.094-0.125 3.5/1-6
    D3(2) B(1), W(1) >256 72/48-96 2.5/2-3 0.38/0.38-0.38 0.75/0.5-1 16.13/0.25- > 32 0.11/0.094-0.125 2.75/1.5-4
   78(3) C1(1) U(1) >256 32 3 0.38 0.25 >32 0.125 3
    C2(1) U(1) >256 64 1.5 0.25 0.38 >32 0.064 3
    C3(1) W(1) >256 16 1.5 0.25 0.38 >32 0.064 4
   341(1) E1(1) U(1) >256 >256 2.0 0.5 1.5 >32 0.094 2
   556(1) F1(1) U(1) >256 128 3 0.38 1.5 >32 0.064 2
Col (22) (E.faecium) (+) 414(16) A3(9) RS(9) >256 194.7/24-256 2.72/1.5-4 2.11/0.25-16 0.83/0.25-1.5 >32 0.08/0.047-0.19 2.39/1.5-4
    A1(3) RS(3) >256 213.33/128-256 3/3-3 0.46/0.38-0.5 1.08/0.75-1.5 >32 0.07/0.047-0.094 2.33/2-3
    A4(2) RS(2) >256 >256 2.25/1.5-3 0.5/0.5-0.5 0.63/0.25-1 >32 0.055/0.047-0.064 3/2-4
    A2(1) RS(1) >256 24 3 0.38 1 >32 0.047 3
    A6(1) RS(1) >256 >256 2 0.5 1.5 >32 0.25 1.5
   203(3) B1(3) RS(3) >256 85.3/64-128 1.71/0.1-3 0.42/0.38-0.5 1.06/0.5-1.5 >32 0.146/0.125-0.19 3.17/1.5-4
   18(1) D1(1) RS(1) >256 32 4 0.5 0.5 >32 0.125 1
   78(1) C2(1) RS(1) >256 128 2 0.38 1 >32 0.064 2
   341(1) E1(1) RS(1) >256 >256 3 0.38 1 >32 0.047 2
Inf (2) (E.faecalis) (+) 414(2) G1(2) U(1), W(1) >256 18/12-24 2/2-2 0.38/0.38-0.38 1.25/1.0-1.5 >32 0.055/0.047-0.064 1.75/1.5-2
Col (2) (E.faecalis) (+) 414(1) G1 (1) RS(1) >256 >256 2 0.5 1.5 >32 0.094 4
203(1) H1(1) RS(1) >256 128 2 0.5 1.5 >32 0.19 4
Inf (1) (E.durans) (+) 341(1) I1(1) U(1) >256 96 3 0.5 1 >32 0.047 1.5
  1. Inf, infection; Col, colonization; MLST, multilocus sequence typing; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
  2. B, blood, C, catheter tip, P, pus, RS, rectal swab, U, urine, W, wound.
  3. MIC, minimal inhibitory concentrations; Van, vancomycin; Tei, teicoplanin; Fusi, fusidic acid; Mup, mupirocin; Line, linezolid; TS, *trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (1/19); Tige, tigecycline; Dapt, daptomycin.