Clinical characteristics of patients with Acinetobacter junii infection.

  title={Clinical characteristics of patients with Acinetobacter junii infection.},
  author={Yu-tse Hung and Yi-Tzu Lee and L L Huang and T L Chen and K Yu and C. Victor Fung and W. L. Cho and Cheng-yi Liu},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  volume={42 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Acinetobacter junii is a human pathogen but A. junii infection is rarely reported. This study aimed to delineate the characteristics of A. junii infection. METHODS The medical records of 34 patients who were treated at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 1999 to May 2007 and had A. junii isolated from sterile sites were reviewed. Isolates of A. junii were identified by using API ID 32 GN and were confirmed by analysis of the 16S-23S rRNA… CONTINUE READING