Nosocomial bacteremia due to Acinetobacter baumannii. Clinical features, epidemiology, and predictors of mortality.

@article{Seifert1995NosocomialBD,
  title={Nosocomial bacteremia due to Acinetobacter baumannii. Clinical features, epidemiology, and predictors of mortality.},
  author={Harald Seifert and A. Strate and Gerhard Pulverer},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={340-9}
}
To study the possible predisposing factors, clinical features, molecular epidemiology, and factors affecting mortality associated with bacteremia due to Acinetobacter baumannii, we reviewed 87 episodes of A. baumannii bacteremia occurring in 79 patients hospitalized at 2 university tertiary care centers and 4 community-based hospitals during a recent 18-month period. Plasmid DNA analysis and analysis of genomic DNA with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis was performed to investigate possible… CONTINUE READING
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