Occurrence of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones at multiple hospitals in London and Southeast England.

@article{Coelho2006OccurrenceOC,
  title={Occurrence of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones at multiple hospitals in London and Southeast England.},
  author={Juliana M Coelho and Jane F Turton and Mary Elizabeth Kaufmann and Judith Glover and Neil Woodford and Marina Warner and M F I Palepou and Rachel Pike and Tyrone Leslie Pitt and Bharat C. Patel and David Martin Livermore},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={3623-7}
}
From late 2003 to the end of 2005, the Health Protection Agency's national reference laboratories received approximately 1,600 referrals of Acinetobacter spp., including 419 and 58 examples, respectively, of two carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii lineages, designated OXA-23 clones 1 and 2. Representatives of these clones were obtained from 40 and 8 hospitals, respectively, in London or elsewhere in Southeast England. Both clones had blaOXA-23-like genes, as well as the intrinsic (but… CONTINUE READING

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