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 calcoaceticus liberates chromosomal DNA during induction of competence by cell lysis.
Keywords: Acinetobacter calcoaceticus baumannii, Acinetobacter lwoffii, Carbapenem-resistant, Carbapenemase.
Endemicity of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus -baumannii complex in an intensive care unit in Malaysia.
sup][73] detected NDM-1 carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter junii in environmental samples from livestock farms in China.
Entre las que se han relacionado con enfermedad en el humano estan: Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (genoespecie 1), Acinetobacter baumannii (genoespecie 2), genoespecies 3 y 13 (cuyos nombres propuestos han sido Acinetobacter pittii y Acinetobacter nosocomialis, respectivamente), Acinetobacter haemolyticus (genoespecie 4), Acinetobacter junii (genoespecie 5), Acinetobacter lwoffii (genoespecie 8), Acinetobacter johnsonii y Acinetobacter ursingii (6, 7).
According to biochemical tests and PCR these bacteria were identified as Brevibacterium iodinum, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, Corynebacterium variabile, Enterobacter and Acinetobacter lowfii.
Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter calcoaceticus - baumannii complex in a Saudi Arabian hospital.
Of the many species of Acinetobacter which have been described, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus --Acinetobacter baumanii complex (Acb complex) is clinically the most important.
She tested these oils with these three bacteria: Methicillin-resistant Stapylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli (the most common cause of urinary tract infections), Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (cause of many nosocomial, hospital acquired infections).
An outbreak of infections with Acinetobacter calcoaceticus in burn patients: contamination of patients' mattresses.
Se encontraron generos compartidos en al menos dos de las zonas (Tabla 2), como es el caso de Acinetobacter calcoaceticus presente en las tres zonas, y diferentes especies de Serratia, Enterobacter, Bacillus, entre otros, presentes en la zona 2 y 3 las cuales se encontraban localizadas en una misma area.