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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Letter

Carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter spp. in Cattle, France

Laurent PoirelComments to Author , Béatrice Berçot, Yves Millemann, Rémy A. Bonnin, Glenn Pannaux, and Patrice Nordmann
Author affiliations: Hôpital de Bicêtre, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France (L. Poirel, B. Berçot, R.A. Bonnin, P. Nordmann); Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, France (B. Berçot); Université Paris-Est, Maisons-Alfort, France (Y. Millemann, G. Pannaux)

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Antimicrobial drug MICs for Acinetobacter genomospecies 15TU isolates from cows and reference strains, France, August 2010

Drug class MIC, μg/mL
Acinetobacter genomospecies 15TU

Reference strain
BY1 BY2–BY9 NIPH 2171 NIPH 899
Penicillins and combinations
Amoxicillin >256 128–256 4 4
Amoxicillin + CLA >256 128–256 4 4
Cephalosporins
Cefoxitin 32 16–32 16 16
Cefotaxime 32 16–32 8 6
Ceftazidime 32 16–32 16 16
Cefepime 16 4–16 4 4
Monobactam (aztreonam) 64 32 32 16
Carbapenems
Meropenem 16 2–4 0.5 0.5
Imipenem >32 4–6 0.25 0.25
Doripenem 8 2–4 0.5 0.5
Cyclines
Tetracycline >256 >256 0.5 0.5
Tigecycline 0.064 0.047–0.064 0.047 0.125
Quinolones (ciprofloxacin) 0.5 0.5 0.25 0.25
Aminoglycosides
Gentamicin 0.5 0.25–0.5 0.25 0.25
Kanamycin >256 >256 0.5 0.5
Sulfonamides 4 4 4 >256

*CLA, clavulanic acid (4 μg/mL).

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