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Table 2 Characteristics of the ESBL-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients present at the time of wastewater collection

From: Quantitative evaluation of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli strains in the wastewater of a French teaching hospital and relation to patient strain

Patient Unit of hospitalizationa Specimen β-lactamases DiversiLab® type Pulsotype Corresponding wastewater clusterb
1 PAC-Nec. Rectal swab CTX-M-27 1 1b WWCG1b
2 PAC-Mong. Rectal swab CTX-M-27 1 1b WWCG1b
3 PAC-Mong. Rectal swab CTX-M-27 1 1b WWCG1b
4 PAC-Mong. Rectal swab, urine CTX-M-27 1 1b WWCG1b
5 LTC wound CTX-M-27 1 1b WWCG1b
6 PAC-UPG Urine CTX-M-14, TEM-1 1 1a WWCG1a
7 PAC-Mong. Rectal swab CTX-M-15, TEM-1 1 1c -
8 LTC Rectal swab CTX-M-1, TEM-1 6 - -
9 PAC-Mong. Rectal swab CTX-M-15, TEM-30 7 - -
  1. aunit of hospitalization at the time of wastewater collection; PAC post-acute care wards, LTC long-term care ward; bsee Table 1 for definition