TABLE 4.

Origins and bacterial hosts of the VIM-type MBLs

VIM-type MBLHostOriginIntegron presentReference or accession no.
VIM-1Pseudomonas aeruginosaItaly+79
Achromobacter xylosoxidansItaly+145
Pseudomonas putidaItaly+87
Escherichia coliGreece+154
France+Personal data
Klebsiella pneumoniaeGreece+53
VIM-2Pseudomonas aeruginosaFrance+127
Greece+135
Italy+114
Japan+199
Korea81
Portugal+26
Spain?137
Croatia+152
Poland+181
Chile+96
Venezuela+96
Argentina?113
USA+150
Acinetobacter baumanniiKorea+203
Enterobacter cloacaeKorea+70
Serratia marcescensKorea+203
Pseudomonas putidaKorea?81
Japan+158
Pseudomonas fluorescensChile+96
Pseudomonas stutzeriTaiwan?192
Acinetobacter genomosp. 3Korea+203
Achromobacter xylosoxidansJapan+158
Citrobacter freundiiTaiwan?193
VIM-3Pseudomonas aeruginosaTaiwan?192
VIM-4Pseudomonas aeruginosaGreece+136
Sweden?55
Poland+116
Enterobacter cloacaeItaly?88
Klebsiella pneumoniaeItaly?88
VIM-5Klebsiella pneumoniaeTurkey+Unpublished data
Pseudomonas aeruginosaTurkey+8
VIM-6Pseudomonas putidaSingapore?75
VIM-7Pseudomonas aeruginosaUSA+167
VIM-8Pseudomonas aeruginosaColumbia?AY524987.1
VIM-9Pseudomonas aeruginosaUnited Kingdom?AY534988.1
VIM-10Pseudomonas aeruginosaUnited Kingdom?AY524989.1
VIM-11aPseudomonas aeruginosaArgentina?AY605049.1
VIM-11bPseudomonas aeruginosaItaly?AY635904.1