Extracellular stress and lipopolysaccharide modulate Acinetobacter baumannii surface-associated motility

@article{McQueary2012ExtracellularSA,
  title={Extracellular stress and lipopolysaccharide modulate Acinetobacter baumannii surface-associated motility},
  author={Christin N. McQueary and Benjamin Kirkup and Yuanzheng Si and Miriam Barlow and Luis A. Actis and David W. Craft and Daniel V. Zurawski},
  journal={Journal of Microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={50},
  pages={434-443}
}
Acinetobacter baumannii is a nosocomial bacterial pathogen, and infections attributed to this species are further complicated by a remarkable ability to acquire antimicrobial resistance genes and to survive in a desiccated state. While the antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of A. baumannii is well-documented, less is known about the virulence attributes of this organism. Recent studies reported A. baumannii strains display a motility phenotype, which appears to be partially dependent… 
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