[Bacteremia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii among patients in critical care].

OBJECTIVE Determine the severity and the course of Acinetobacter baumannii blood infections (AbBI). METHODS We carried out a prospective review of all Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) isolated from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a medical facility. RESULTS During the study period, 46 patients were identified with AbBI. The rate of AbBI was 14… (More)