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Clonal spread of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in the patients and their environment at BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital.

@article{Phumisantiphong2009ClonalSO,
  title={Clonal spread of carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in the patients and their environment at BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital.},
  author={Uraporn Phumisantiphong and Pornphan Diraphat and Fuangfa Utrarachkij and Somchai Uaratanawong and Kanokrat Siripanichgon},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2009},
  volume={92 Suppl 7},
  pages={
          S173-80
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the clonal spread of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) in the patients and their environment at BMA Medical College and Vajira Hospital. MATERIAL AND METHOD A prospective study on CRAB isolated from the clinical specimens of 30 patients and 300 from their environmental samples were carried out from September 1-15, 2008. The CRAB isolates were genotyped using PCR-based typing method. RESULTS Twenty-six (86.7%) and 20 (66.7%) cases of 30 patients had… 
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