Published in Blood Weekly, February 10th, 2005
According to a study from England, "A multiresistant clone of Acinetobacter baumannii was identified in 24 hospitals in the UK, predominantly in the London area, over a period of 3 years."
"Isolates were characterized by distinctive Apal macrorestriction profiles, as resolved by pulsed-field get electrophoresis (PFGE), which all clustered within 80% similarity using a 1% band position tolerance setting.
"The first isolates identified were received by the reference laboratories in April 2000; by June 2003, a total of 375 isolates...
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