TABLE 4.

Origins and bacterial hosts of the VIM-type MBLs

VIM-type MBLHostOriginIntegron presentReference or accession no.
VIM-1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Italy+ 79
Achromobacter xylosoxidans Italy+ 145
Pseudomonas putida Italy+ 87
Escherichia coli Greece+ 154
France+Personal data
Klebsiella pneumoniae Greece+ 53
VIM-2 Pseudomonas aeruginosa France+ 127
Greece+ 135
Italy+ 114
Japan+ 199
Korea 81
Portugal+ 26
Spain? 137
Croatia+ 152
Poland+ 181
Chile+ 96
Venezuela+ 96
Argentina? 113
USA+ 150
Acinetobacter baumannii Korea+ 203
Enterobacter cloacae Korea+ 70
Serratia marcescens Korea+ 203
Pseudomonas putida Korea? 81
Japan+ 158
Pseudomonas fluorescens Chile+ 96
Pseudomonas stutzeri Taiwan? 192
Acinetobacter genomosp. 3Korea+ 203
Achromobacter xylosoxidans Japan+ 158
Citrobacter freundii Taiwan? 193
VIM-3 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Taiwan? 192
VIM-4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Greece+ 136
Sweden? 55
Poland+ 116
Enterobacter cloacae Italy? 88
Klebsiella pneumoniae Italy? 88
VIM-5 Klebsiella pneumoniae Turkey+Unpublished data
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Turkey+ 8
VIM-6 Pseudomonas putida Singapore? 75
VIM-7 Pseudomonas aeruginosa USA+ 167
VIM-8 Pseudomonas aeruginosa Columbia? AY524987.1
VIM-9 Pseudomonas aeruginosa United Kingdom? AY534988.1
VIM-10 Pseudomonas aeruginosa United Kingdom? AY524989.1
VIM-11a Pseudomonas aeruginosa Argentina? AY605049.1
VIM-11b Pseudomonas aeruginosa Italy? AY635904.1