Outbreak of infection by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenemase OXA-58 in Belgium.

@article{Bogaerts2006OutbreakOI,
  title={Outbreak of infection by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenemase OXA-58 in Belgium.},
  author={Pierre Bogaerts and Thierry Naas and Ingrid Wybo and Caroline Bauraing and Oriane Soetens and D{\'e}nis Pierard and Patrice L. Nordmann and Youri Glupczynski},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={4189-92}
}
Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates were obtained from 17 patients between September 2004 and August 2005 at the Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. These multidrug-resistant isolates, which belonged to a single clone, remained susceptible to colistin and tigecycline only and produced the carbapenem… CONTINUE READING