Antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: From bench to bedside.

  title={Antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: From bench to bedside.},
  author={M F Lin and Chung-Yu Lan},
  journal={World journal of clinical cases},
  volume={2 12},
Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) is undoubtedly one of the most successful pathogens in the modern healthcare system. With invasive procedures, antibiotic use and immunocompromised hosts increasing in recent years, A. baumannii has become endemic in hospitals due to its versatile genetic machinery, which allows it to quickly evolve resistance factors, and to its remarkable ability to tolerate harsh environments. Infections and outbreaks caused by multidrug-resistant A. baumannii (MDRAB… CONTINUE READING


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