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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

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Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Veterinary Clinics, Germany

Sabrina ZordanComments to Author , Ellen Prenger-Berninghoff, Reinhard Weiss, Tanny van der Reijden, Peterhans van den Broek, Georg Baljer, and Lenie Dijkshoorn
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany (S. Zordan, E. Prenger-Berninghoff, R. Weiss, G. Baljer); Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands (T. van der Reijden, P. van den Broek, L. Dijkshoorn)

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Table A1

Origin and drug resistance profiles of Acinetobacter spp. isolates collected from veterinary specimens from Germany, 2000–2008*

Isolate Species† Isolation date City Clinic Animal Specimen PFGE 
cluster AFLP 
type European
clone‡ Resistance
profile§
5880 baum. 2000 Nov 22 Giessen MVK Dog Feces C1 ND ND 3
5877¶ baum. 2000 Nov 22 Giessen MVK Cat Urine C1 10 II 3
5966¶ baum. 2000 Nov 24 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C3 10 II 9
6020¶ baum. 2000 Nov 28 Giessen MVK Cat Urine A1 8 I 1
6377 baum. 2000 Dec 13 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
132 baum. 2001 Jan 9 Giessen MVK Dog Pericardium A1 ND ND 13
1237 baum. 2001 Mar 12 Giessen CVK Dog Urine C1 ND ND 3
1765 baum. 2001 Apr 5 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
2740¶ baum. 2001 May 31 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 10 II 3
3906 baum. 2001 Aug 16 Giessen CVK Dog Urine C1 ND ND 3
4255 baum. 2001 Aug 28 Giessen CVK Dog Abscess C1 ND ND 3
5074 baum. 2001 Oct 3 Giessen MVK Dog Wound C1 ND ND 3
3204¶ baum. 2002 Feb 1 Giessen CVK Horse Tendon C1 11 II 3
P1697¶ baum. 2002 Mar 7 Bad Marienberg Private Horse Uterus NT 6 NA 17
1508 baum. 2002 Apr 2 Giessen AGVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
1626 baum. 2002 Apr 9 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
1782¶ baum. 2002 Apr 16 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C4 11 II 3
1778 baum. 2002 Apr 16 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
P3385 baum. 2002 Apr 30 Frankfurt/M. Private Dog Bronchia C1 ND ND 4
2258¶ baum. 2002 May 14 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 13 II 3
2274 baum. 2002 May 15 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 4
2378 baum. 2002 May 17 Giessen CVK Dog Subcutis C6 ND ND 15
2881 baum. 2002 Jun 12 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C6 ND ND 14
2954 baum. 2002 Jun 14 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
3081 baum. 2002 Jun 24 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
3240 baum. 2002 Jul 3 Giessen MVK Dog Feces C6 ND ND 10
3349 baum. 2002 Jul 10 Giessen MVK Dog Duodenum C6 ND ND 14
3472 baum. 2002 Jul 18 Giessen AGVK Dog Vagina C1 ND ND 3
P5930 baum. 2002 Aug 18 Betzdorf Private Dog Serum C6 ND ND 14
P81¶ gen. sp.3 2003 Jan 8 Duisburg Private Dog Nose Un 1 ND 20
172¶ baum. 2003 Jan 14 Giessen CVK Dog Urine C5 13 II 5
P872 baum. 2003 Feb 8 Duisberg Private Dog Nose C1 ND ND 3
848 baum. 2003 Feb 26 Giessen MVK Dog Bronchia C1 ND ND 3
2130 baum. 2003 Mar 19 Giessen Pathology Cat Urine C1 ND ND 5
P1959¶ baum. 2003 Mar 20 Heidelberg Private Cat Thorax C2 12 II 7
2677¶ baum. 2003 May 26 Giessen MVK Dog Urine C1 14 II 3
4297 baum. 2005 Dec 15 Giessen CVK Dog Wound B1 ND ND 11
196–1¶ baum. 2006 Jan 19 Giessen MVK Cat Urine B2 7 III 8
196–2 baum. 2006 Jan 19 Giessen MVK Cat Urine B1 ND ND 12
437¶ baum. 2006 Jan 31 Giessen CVK Cat Ear C1 13 II 9
462¶ baum. 2006 Feb 1 Giessen MVK NR Exam table C1 13 II 3
P698 baum. 2006 Feb 4 Hofheim Private Cat Urine C1 ND ND 3
580¶ NC 2006 Feb 9 Giessen CVK Dog Nose NT 4 16
1231a¶ baum. 2006 Mar 24 Giessen MVK Cat Urine A2 8 I 3
1316¶ baum. 2006 Apr 3 Giessen CVK Cat Urine C1 13 II 3
P869¶ baum. 2008 Feb 1 Nauen Private Horse Cervix B1 7 III 2
760¶ baum. 2008 Feb 2 Giessen MVK Dog Blood C6 13 II 9
1173¶ baum. 2008 Feb 13 Giessen CVK Dog Wound Un 16 II 3
1227¶ baum. 2008 Feb 18 Giessen AGVK Dog Vagina Un 9 NA 19
1356 baum. 2008 Feb 21 Giessen CVK Dog Fistula B1 ND ND 6
P2134–1¶ gen. sp.3 2008 Mar 20 Solingen Private Bird Pharynx NT 2 ND 22
P2347¶ gen. sp.3 2008 Mar 29 Dortmund Private Guinea pig Lips Un 3 ND 18
1936¶ baum. 2008 Mar 29 Giessen MVK Dog CVC C1 15 II 3
2006 baum. 2008 Apr 3 Giessen MVK Dog CVC C1 ND ND 3
3061¶ baum. 2006 Jun 12 Giessen AGVK Cow Udder Un 17 NA 21
4199¶ baum. 2008 Aug 15 Giessen CVK Dog Vagina Un 5 NA 16

*PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; AFLP, amplified fragment-length polymorphism; baum., baumannii; MVK, medical department, small animal clinic of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen; ND, not done; CVK, surgical department, small animal clinic of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen; NT, nontypeable; NA, not affiliated with either of the European clones I–III; AGVK, gynecologic and andrologic department of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen; gen. sp., genomic species; NR, not relevant; NC, not classified; CVC, central venous catheter; Un, unique PFGE strain (strain does not belong to either PFGE cluster A, B, or C, indicating a low degree of genetic related).
†Taxonomic designation according to ARDRA results, AFLP being complementary. Species, Acinetobacter species.
‡European clones as described (5,6) and delineated by AFLP at ≈80% similarity cutoff level (4).
§Profile as given in Table.
¶Isolates tested by AFLP.

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