Acinetobacter baumannii infection during pregnancy and puerperium

  title={Acinetobacter baumannii infection during pregnancy and puerperium},
  author={V. Aivazova and F. Kainer and K. Friese and I. Mylonas},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  • V. Aivazova, F. Kainer, +1 author I. Mylonas
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Acinetobacter baumannii is a multidrug-resistant bacterium that is normally a commensal pathogen. [...] Key Result In spite of antibiotic treatment, the patient developed increasing contractions and chorioamnionitis, resulting in caesarean section in the 31st week of gestation. Moreover, although being treated with carbapenems, the patient presented postpartal with fever and septic symptoms, which could only be treated by escalation of the dosage of the given carbapenem. In conclusion, A. baumannii can lead to…Expand Abstract
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