Acinetobacter pittii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis among clinical isolates of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex in Sichuan, China.

@article{Wang2013AcinetobacterPA,
  title={Acinetobacter pittii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis among clinical isolates of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex in Sichuan, China.},
  author={Xiaohui Wang and Tao Chen and Rujia Yu and Xiaoj{\"u} L{\"u} and Zhiyong Zong},
  journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={392-5}
}
Among 82 clinical isolates of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex recovered in 13 hospitals of Sichuan, China, in 2011, 13 were Acinetobacter pittii and 2 were Acinetobacter nosocomialis. Multilocus sequence typing revealed a novel sequence type (ST) of A. nosocomialis and 7 novel STs of A. pittii. Most isolates were hospital-acquired and colonized in the respiratory tract, while 6 cases with pneumonia due to A. pittii were identified. This study provided a snapshot of the local… CONTINUE READING

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