[A urinary outbreak of Acinetobacter baumanii in a spinal cord injury unit].

@article{Pedraza1993AUO,
  title={[A urinary outbreak of Acinetobacter baumanii in a spinal cord injury unit].},
  author={Francisco Pedraza and Ant{\`o}nia Andreu and M Saune and Antonio Javier M{\'a}rquez Moreno and Leonardo Ramirez and Laura I. Santiago Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Anales de medicina interna},
  year={1993},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          55-8
        }
}
From January 1990 to April 1992, 114 urinary strains of Acinetobacter baumanii were isolated in 57 patients with traumatic spinal cord [correction of medular] injury. The strains were characterized by having all of them the same biochemical identification, except for citrate, maltose and tryptophan-desaminase. Until December 1990, (5 strains) were resistant to all antibiotics, except to tobramicine, amikacine, cotrimoxazol and imipenem (6.3%, 33.9%, 26.7% and 0% of resistances, respectively… CONTINUE READING