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Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003

VIM- and IMP-Type Metallo-β-lactamase–Producing Pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. in Korean Hospitals

Kyungwon Lee*, Wee Gyo Lee†, Young Uh‡, Gyoung Yim Ha§, Jihyun Cho¶, Yunsop Chong*Comments to Author , and the Korean Nationwide Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance group1
Author affiliations: *Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; †Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea; ‡Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea; §College of Medicine of Dongguk University, Kyongju, Korea; ¶Wonkwang University College of Medicine, Iksan, Korea

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Table 3

blaVIM-2 and blaIMP-1 allele-positive Pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. isolated by service

Organism No. isolates (%)
Outpatient Inpatient Intensive-care unit Others Total
Pseudomonas spp.
3 (6.8)a
26 (59.1)
11 (25.0)
4 (9.1)
44 (100)
Acinetobacter spp.
2 (5.2)b
15 (39.5)
15 (39.5)
6 (15.8)
38 (100)
Total 5 (6.1) 41 (50.0) 26 (31.7) 10 (12.2) 82 (100)

aTwo were emergency service patients, and one was a urology patient.

bOne was an emergency service patient, and one was a pediatric patient.

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1In addition to the listed authors, this group includes the following: Jung Oak Kang, Moon Yeon Kim, Nam Yong Lee, Mi-Na Kim, Myungshin Kim, Kyung Soon Song, Ki Sook Hong, In Ki Paik, Hye Soo Lee, Sook-Jin Jang, Ae Ja Park, Sung Ha Kang, Won Keun Song, Insoo Rheem, Eui-Chong Kim, Yeon Joon Park, Jong Hee Shin, Myungseo Kang, Young-Kyu Sun, Hee Joo Lee, Hwan-Sub Lim, Jong Wook Lee, and Bo-Moon Shin.

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