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Table 3

Gene cassettes in the Class I integrons in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Length of variable region (s) (bp) Gene cassette (s) No. of isolates (%) The name of hospital (s)
750 aadB 3 (5.4%) I,I,I
1200 aadA6-orfD 4 (7%) I,I,I,I
1200 aadB-aadA1, blaoxa-10+
(aac(6)-II), blaoxa-10
13 (24%) I,I,I,I,S,S,I,S,S,I,I,I,I
1250 aac(6)-II, aacA4,
blaoxa-10+blavlm-6,
aac(6)-Ib
20 (36%) I,I,I,I,I,S,I,I,I,I,I,I,I,S,S,S,I,I,I,I
1500 aacA4-catB10 2 (3.5%) I,I
1700 aacA4-blaOXA10 13 (24%) I,I,I,I I,I,I,I,I,I,I,I,I,I
Total 55 isolates

* I: Imam, S: Sina. C: Kodakan.