Recipient-born bloodstream infection due to extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii after emergency heart transplant: report of a case and review of the literature

Abstract

Infections due to drug-resistant Gram-negative rods are an emerging risk factor for increased mortality after solid organ transplant. Extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter baumannii (Acb) is a major threat in several critical care settings. The limited available data on the outcome of XDR Acb infections in organ transplant recipients mostly comes… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-015-0772-z