Acinetobacter

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Acinetobacter

[‚as·ə‚nēd·ə′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of nonmotile, short, plump, almost spherical rods in the family Neisseriaceae; strictly aerobic; resistant to penicillin.
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Tigecycline, a newer glycylcycline antimicrobial, was used in this case based upon its efficacy in past case reports of Acinetobacter infection (14).
Numerous published reports describe Acinetobacter infections in Active Duty personnel.
A preponderance of the Acinetobacter infections came from hospitals in the northern New Jersey and New York City areas, and many were associated with severe burns, Dr.
At his hospital, there are currently 500 new cases of Acinetobacter each year, and 150 patients die as a result of Acinetobacter infection yearly.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Acinetobacter Infections.
1) described their finding of an independent association between patients with multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter infection and increased hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay compared with that for patients with antimicrobial drug-susceptible Acinetobacter infection.
He is currently working on the immunology and vaccinology of highly resistant Acinetobacter infections.
Outbreaks of Acinetobacter infections are linked to contaminated respiratory equipment, intravascular access devices, bedding materials and transmission via hands of hospital personnel (6).
Epidemiological investigation of nosocomial Acinetobacter infections using arbitrarily primed PCR and pulse field gel electrophoresis.
This organism has received recent press attention because personnel wounded by IEDs or combat in the Middle East show an extraordinarily high incidence of MDR Acinetobacter infections.
A retrospective, matched cohort investigation was performed at 2 Baltimore hospitals to examine outcomes of patients with MDR Acinetobacter infection compared with patients with susceptible Acinetobacter infections and patients without Acinetobacter infections.
During this time, no Acinetobacter infections recurred at any site, including the bloodstream.