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Acinetobacter baumannii

Nosocomial infections caused by the Gram-negative coccobacillus Acinetobacter baumannii have substantially increased over recent years. Because Acinetobacter is a genus with a tendency to quickly develop resistance to multiple antimicrobial agents, therapy is often complicated, requiring the return to previously used drugs 1).

see Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis.

see Acinetobacter baumannii ventriculitis

Hoenigl M, Drescher M, Feierl G, Valentin T, Zarfel G, Seeber K, Krause R, Grisold A. Successful management of nosocomial ventriculitis and meningitis caused by extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Austria. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2013 Fall;24(3):e88-90. PubMed PMID: 24421838.
acinetobacter_baumannii.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/08 15:17 by administrador