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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Acinetobacter infections in a tertiary level intensive care unit in northern India: Epidemiology, clinical profiles and outcomes.
(25) Previous exposure to carbapenem, third generation cephalosporins and piperacillin-tazobactam have been reported as potential risk factors for MDR Acinetobacter infections. (26,27)
[17.] Tahseen U, Talib MT Acinetobacter infections as an emerging threat in intensive care units.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Acinetobacter Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Acinetobacter Infections's therapeutic pipeline.
Till the early 1970s, nosocomial Acinetobacter infections were successfully treated with antibiotics like gentamicin, minocycline, nalidixic acid and ampicillin3.
Table-2 gives the choice of drugs for various infectious bacteria.6 For Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter infections, combining two antibiotics is often helpful.
Acinetobacter infections are uncommon and occur almost exclusively in hospitalised patients.
[USPRwire, Wed Aug 05 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Acinetobacter Infections - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Acinetobacter Infections's therapeutic pipeline.
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