[Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection in respiratory intensive care unit].

@article{Bacakolu2009MultidrugresistantAB,
  title={[Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection in respiratory intensive care unit].},
  author={Feza Bacakoğlu and Pervin Korkmaz Ekren and Mehmet Sezai Taşbakan and Burcu Başarik and H{\"u}sn{\"u} Pullukçu and Ş{\"o}hret Aydemir and Alev G{\"u}rg{\"u}n and {\"O}zen K Başoğlu},
  journal={Mikrobiyoloji bulteni},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          575-85
        }
}
Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter boumannii is a challenge in the treatment and control of nosocomial infections. This retrospective study was aimed to investigate the prevalence of multidrug resistant A. boumannii in a respiratory intensive care unit (ICU), related risk factors and its impact on disease prognosis. Of 218 patients who were hospitalized in our ICU during the last two years; 37 (17%) patients (21 males, mean age 61.6 +/- 19.8 years) developed pneumonia and/or bacteremia due to… CONTINUE READING