Epidemiological markers of Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates from a spinal cord injury unit.


During a period of 28 months, 114 isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii obtained from urine samples of 57 patients, were recovered in a Spinal Cord Unit; an unusual increase in the number of A. baumannii isolates was observed between February 1991 and January 1992. Six different typing methods [biotyping, antimicrobial susceptibility, whole cell and cell… (More)


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