acinetobacter


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acinetobacter

(ˈæsɪnɪtʊˌbæktə)
n
(Microbiology) a bacterium that causes infections such as pneumonia, particularly in people who have a compromised immune system
[C20: from Greek acetinae immovable + bacter(ium)]
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Acinetobacter baumanii being the predominant pathogen isolated from 32 (54.
Acinetobacter baumannii has been considered the prevailing pathogen responsible for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a condition associated with high morbidity and mortality, among patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs).
Objective: To determine the carbapenemases in carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter species.
The spokesperson for Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) gave the following update today (September 1) regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of inpatients with Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter (MDRA) in a male medical ward:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia and Burkholderia cepacia (3).
NYSE MKT: APHB) has published a case study highlighting the successful treatment of a critically ill patient with a multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (A.
Bacteria which constitute the Acinetobacter genus were originally identified in the first decade of the 20th century.
author of the paper "ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF ACINETOBACTER SPP IN THE PERIOD 2012-2015", published in the journal Medical Review, 3-4/2017, pages 99-106, we hereby provide the correct list of coauthors of this paper: Sandra Stefan-Mikic, Sinisa Sevic, Ivana Hrnjakovic Cvjetkovic, Vesna Milosevic, Vedrana Petrie and Milica Rupar.
Objective: Acinetobacter baumannii species cause nosocomial infections and can subsequently develop multidrug resistance (MDR).
In this study we will focus on the mobile genetics element of the five riskiest superbugs which are Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, Klebsiella, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas and Enterobacterto identify the role of mobile genetics element in evolution of antibiotic resistant bacteria that invading communities worldwide.
Pneumonia by Acinetobacter baumannii and its association with mortality in the intensive care unit).