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Volume 23, Number 2—February 2017

Nosocomial Infections with IMP-19−Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa Linked to Contaminated Sinks, France

Lucie Amoureux, Karena Riedweg, Angélique Chapuis, Julien Bador, Eliane Siebor, André Péchinot, Marie-Lorraine Chrétien, Claire de Curraize, and Catherine NeuwirthComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University Hospital François Mitterrand, Dijon, France

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Characteristics of bacterial isolates from patients with nosocomial infections linked to contaminated sinks, France*

Isolate Origin (date) Site PFGE profile Integron
Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA1 Patient P1 (2009 Feb) Urine A D
P. aeruginosa PA2 Patient P2 (2009 Apr) Blood B A
P. aeruginosa PA3 Patient P3 (2009 Jun) Throat A D
P. aeruginosa PA4 Patient P4 (2013 Oct) Urine A D
P. aeruginosa PA5 Patient P5 (2015 Oct) Central catheter C F
P. aeruginosa PA6 Patient P6 (2015 Dec) Throat B A
P. aeruginosa PA7 Patient P7 (2016 Jul) Blood A ND
P. aeruginosa PA8 Room 10 (protective unit) Sink Unrelated G
P. aeruginosa PA9 Room 40 Shower drain A A
P. aeruginosa PA10 Room 40 Shower drain A E, F
P. aeruginosa PA11 Room 40 Sink A B, C
P. aeruginosa PA12 Room 46 Shower drain A D
P. aeruginosa PA13 Room 32 Sink A ND
P. aeruginosa PA14 Room 32 Toilet bowl A ND
Achromobacter xylosoxidans Room 48 Sink ND F
A. aegrifaciens Room 32 Toilet bowl ND E, F
A. aegrifaciens Room 37 Shower drain ND E, F
P. putida Room 32 Toilet bowl ND E, F
P. putida Room 4 Shower drain ND E, F
P. putida Room 64 Shower drain ND G
P. putida Room 65 Toilet bowl ND C
Sphingomonas sp. Room 12 (protective unit) Sink ND ND
Comamonas testosteroni Room 46 Sink ND ND
P. mendocina Room 40 Shower drain ND E, F
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Room 44 Sink ND ND

*ND, not determined; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.

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