TABLE 15.

Selected β-lactamases, ESBLs, and carbapenemases produced by Aeromonas speciesa

GroupAmbler classFamilyNameLocationSpecies
Serine β-lactamasesCAmpCAsbA1Chromosomal A. jandaei
DOXAAsbB1Chromosomal A. jandaei
DPenicillinaseAmpH, AmpSChromosomal A. caviae, A. veronii bv. sobria, A. hydrophila
CAmpC (FOX-1)CAV1Chromosomal A. caviae
CAmpCCepS, CepHChromosomal A. caviae, A. veronii bv. sobria, A. hydrophila
ATEMTEM-1-like, TEM-24Plasmid A. hydrophila, A. caviae
Metallo-β-lactamasesBCarbepenamasesAsbM1Chromosomal A. jandaei
BCarbepenamasesCphAChromosomal A. hydrophila, A. veronii bv. sobria, A. veronii bv. veronii, A. jandaei
BCarbepenamasesImiSChromosomal A. veronii bv. sobria
BIMPIMP-19Plasmid A. caviae
BVIMVIMIntegron A. hydrophila
  • a Data are from references 94, 95, 185, 191, 224, 241, 248, 257, and 293; most β-lactamase abbreviations are found in the work of Jacoby (135). Abbreviations: Asb, Aeromonas sobria β-lactamase; CAV, found in A. caviae; Cep, chromosomal cephalosporinase; CphA, carbapenem hydrolyzing A. hydrophila; ImiS, imipenemase from A. veronii bv. sobria; IMP, active on imipenem; TEM, named for patient Temoneira; VIM, verona integron-encoded metallo-β-lactamase.