Acinetobacter baumannii infection in solid organ transplant recipients.

  title={Acinetobacter baumannii infection in solid organ transplant recipients.},
  author={Hidetaka Kitazono and Dominik Rog and Shellee A Grim and Nina M Clark and Gail E Reid},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  volume={29 3},
INTRODUCTION Acinetobacter baumannii can cause serious infection in susceptible patients, but little has been published regarding risk factors for infection and outcomes in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. METHODS We identified A. baumannii infection among adult SOT recipients that occurred between January 2001 and March 31, 2008 at a Chicago transplant center and evaluated characteristics of these infections and outcomes. RESULTS Thirty-three individuals developed A. baumannii… CONTINUE READING
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