An increasing threat in hospitals: multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii

@article{Dijkshoorn2007AnIT,
  title={An increasing threat in hospitals: multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii},
  author={Lenie Dijkshoorn and Alexandr Nemec and Harald Seifert},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={939-951}
}
Since the 1970s, the spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter strains among critically ill, hospitalized patients, and subsequent epidemics, have become an increasing cause of concern. Reports of community-acquired Acinetobacter infections have also increased over the past decade. A recent manifestation of MDR Acinetobacter that has attracted public attention is its association with infections in severely injured soldiers. Here, we present an overview of the current knowledge of the… 
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