Molecular Epidemiology of Imipenem-Resistant Acinetobacter haemolyticus and Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates Carrying Plasmid-Mediated OXA-40 from a Portuguese Hospital

  • Published 2007
Major outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii associated with nosocomial infections have been increasingly reported worldwide (1, 10, 12). The endemicity of an OXA-24/40-producing A. baumannii clone associated with mortality events in Portugal has been observed at numerous hospitals within the Iberian Peninsula (5, 6, 10). Inversely… CONTINUE READING