Multidrug‐resistant Acinetobacter meningitis in a 3‐year‐old boy treated with i.v. colistin

  title={Multidrug‐resistant Acinetobacter meningitis in a 3‐year‐old boy treated with i.v. colistin},
  author={S. Y. Lee and J. Lee and D. C. Jeong and S. Y. Chung and D. S. Chung and J. H. Kang},
  journal={Pediatrics International},
  • S. Y. Lee, J. Lee, +3 authors J. H. Kang
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics International
  • © 2008 Japan Pediatric Society Acinetobacter calcoaceticus – baumannii complex is a non-motile, aerobic, Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes pneumonia, bacteremia, meningitis, urinary tract infection and surgical-site infections. It has become an important opportunistic pathogen due to its persistence in the hospital environment and its multidrugresistant (MDR) patterns, presenting a therapeutic challenge. 1 
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