Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in patients with burn injuries.

@article{Shoja2017DisseminationOC,
  title={Dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in patients with burn injuries.},
  author={Saeed Shoja and Mojtaba Moosavian and Soodabeh Rostami and Abbas Farahani and Amir Peymani and K. Jami al Ahmadi and Nasim Ebrahimifard},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2017},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={
          245-252
        }
}
BACKGROUND Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged as an important cause of infection in burn patients. This study aimed to characterize the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern, determine the prevalence of oxacillinase and metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL) genes, and type the A. baumannii isolates obtained from burn patients. METHODS During a 1-year period, a total of 40 nonduplicated isolates of A. baumannii were obtained from burn patients who were hospitalized in the Taleghani… CONTINUE READING

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