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Table 2 Characteristics of ESBL producing isolates from ICU, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

From: Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases among Gram-negative bacteria of nosocomial origin from an Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary health facility in Tanzania

Organism ESBL enzyme Date of Isolation Specimen
E. cloacae SHV-12, CTX-M-15 13 December 2002 pus
" SHV-12, CTX-M-15 27 October 2002 urine
" SHV-12 30 December 2002 urine
" -* 16 February 2002 urine
E. aerogenes SHV-12 18 October 2002 urine
E. coli SHV 12 22 October 2002 urine
" CTX-M-15 28 November 2002 urine
" CTX-M-15 05 December 2002 urine
" CTX-M-15 30 November 2002 pus
K. pneumoniae SHV-12 30 December 2002 pus
" SHV-28 20 February 2003 urine
  1. *Isolate no.5 (E. cloacae) was phenotypically positive on E-test but negative on PCR.