Table 1. PMEN clones as at April 2006
No. Clone Reference
No./
ATCC No.
Serotype Antibiotic susceptibilities (Etests) References
PEN
(µg/ml)
CTX
(µg/ml)
ERY
(µg/ml)
CLIN
(µg/ml)
CHL
(µg/ml)
TET
(µg/ml)
SXT
(µg/ml)
1 Spain23F-1 SP264
ATCC 700669
23F 1 1.5 0.25 0.19 16 64 2 1, 2, 3
2 Spain6B-2 GM17
ATCC 700670
6B 0.5 0.75 0.19 0.19 16 48 2 4
3 Spain9V-3 TL7/1993
ATCC 700671
9V 1.5 0.75 0.125 0.19 3 0.5 1.5 1, 5
4 Tennessee23F-4 CS111
ATCC 51916
23F 0.125 32 32 0.125 3 0.25 2 6, 7
5 Spain14-5 MS22
ATCC 700902
14 1.5 1 0.19 0.125 32 24 0.25 8
6 Hungary19A-6 HUN663
ATCC 700673
19A 1 0.75 >256 >256 24 48 3 4, 9
7 S.Africa19A-7 17619
ATCC 700674
19A 0.19 0.094 0.25 0.19 4 1 4 10
8 S.Africa6B-8 50803
ATCC 700675
6B 0.19 0.125 0.19 0.19 2 0.5 1.5 10
9 England14-9 PN93/872/B
ATCC 700676
14 0.016 0.016 64 0.125 3 0.5 0.064 11
10 CSR14-10 87-029055
ATCC 700677
14 8 1 >256 >256 32 48 0.25 12, 13
11 CSR19A-11 91-006571
ATCC 700678
19A 6 0.5 >256 >256 24 64 2 12, 13
12

Finland6B-12

43362 Fi10
ATCC 700903
6B 4 0.75 >256 >256 8 64 6 14
13

S.Africa19A-13

51702
ATCC 700904
19A 1.5 0.5 >256 >256 24 48 4 10
14

Taiwan19F-14

TW31
ATCC 700905
19F 2 0.75 16 0.25 16 48 2 15
15

Taiwan23F-15

Tw17
ATCC 700906
23F 0.75 0.75 >256 >256 4 48 0.25 15
16

Poland23F-16

178                       ATCC BAA-343

23F 8 4 >256 0.25 16 64 1.5 16
17

Maryland6B-17

4752-98            ATCC BAA-342

6B

1.5

1 24 0.19 3 0.75 2

17

18

Tennessee14-18

4954-98            ATCC BAA-340

14

4

12 >256 >256 3 32 2

17

19

Colombia5-19

Spn1439-106    ATCC BAA-341

5

0.003

0.016 0.125 0.125

16

32

0.19

18

20

Poland6B-20

2708                  ATCC BAA-612

6B

0.064

0.032 >256 >256 8 64 0.5

16

21

Portugal19F-21

DCC98             ATCC BAA-657

19F

0.032

0.032 >256 >256 4 12 0.047

19

22

Greece6B-22

GR890              ATCC BAA-658

6B

0.023

0.047 >256 >256 16 96 0.25

20,21

23

N.Carolina6A-23

97-1177            ATCC BAA-659

6A

1

0.75 4 0.19 3 0.5 1

22

24

Utah35B-24

94-3330             ATCC BAA-660

35B

1

0.75 0.125 0.125 3 0.38 0.38

22

25

Sweden15A-25

DCC1476         ATCC BAA-661

15A

0.064 0.047 >256 >256 4 0.25 0.094

19

26

Colombia23F-26

DCC1587         ATCC BAA-662

23F

0.064

0.094 0.19 0.19 4 0.5 0.094

19

                       
27 Sweden1-27 PJ351/1 1 0.006 0.016 0.19 0.19 4 0.38 0.38 23,24
28 Sweden1-28 PJ755/1 1 0.006 0.016 0.19 0.125 2 0.25 0.047 25,24
29 USA1-29 NCTC7465 1 0.012 0.016 0.125 0.125 2 0.25 0.125 24
30 Greece21-30 JJ273-21 21 0.016 0.094 0.25 0.125 3 0.25 0.125 20,26
31 Netherlands3-31 M264-3 3 0.023 0.023 0.19 0.125 4 0.38 0.047 27
32 Denmark14-32 PN528 14 1 0.75 0.125 0.125 3 64 1.5 28
33 Netherlands8-33 M270-8 8 0.016 0.023 0.19 0.19 3 0.38 0.032 27
34 Denmark12F-34 M293-12F 12F 0.016 0.016 0.19 0.19 3 0.25 0.047 27
35 Netherlands14-35 M269-14 14 0.016 0.023 0.25 0.25 3 0.5 0.094 27
36 Netherlands18C-36 M241-18C 18C 0.023 0.023 0.125 0.19 3 0.38 0.064 27
37 Netherlands15B-37 M254-15B 15B 0.012 0.023 0.125 0.19 2 0.25 0.094 27
38 Sweden4-38 M5-4 4 0.012 0.016 0.125 0.19 4 0.25 0.094 27
39 Netherlands7F-39 M248-7F 7F 0.012 0.016 0.19 0.19 3 0.5 0.094 27
40 Sweden1-40 PJ537-1 1 0.012 0.012 0.125 0.125 2 0.19 0.125 29
41 Portugal6A-41 DCC501 6A 0.012 0.023 0.125 0.125 3 0.38 0.75 30
42 NorwayNT-42 1141/96 NT 0.094 0.125 4 0.064 2 32 0.38 30
43 USANT-43 SP165 NT 0.094 0.094 4 0.094 3 32 0.25 31
  PEN = penicillin; CTX = cefotaxime; ERY = erythromycin; CLIN = clindamycin; CHL = chloramphenicol; TET = tetracycline; SXT = trimethoprim- sulphamethoxazole; CSR = The Czechoslovakian Republic

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