Severe Community-Acquired Bloodstream Infection with Acinetobacter ursingii in Person who Injects Drugs

We report a community-acquired bloodstream infection with Acinteobacter ursingii in an HIV-negative woman who injected drugs. The infection was successfully treated with meropenem. Species identification was performed by using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Improved identification of Acinetobacter spp. by using… CONTINUE READING