Acinetobacter skin colonization of US Army Soldiers.

  title={Acinetobacter skin colonization of US Army Soldiers.},
  author={Matthew E. Griffith and Julia M Ceremuga and Michael W. Ellis and Charles H. Guymon and Duane R. Hospenthal and Clinton K. Murray},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  volume={27 7},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether skin colonization with Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex exists in a population of healthy, nondeployed US Army soldiers and, if present, how it might relate to the infections seen in current war casualties. DESIGN We sampled various skin sites of soldiers to test for the presence of A. calcoaceticus-baumannii… CONTINUE READING