Published in Blood Weekly, September 8th, 2005
According to recent research from Spain, "Between October 2001 and August 2002, 30 hospital patients became infected or colonized by a multiresistant (including to carbapenems) epidemic strain of Acinetobacter baumannii (AbMR) in a hospital outbreak.
"This study analyzed the risk-factors associated with acquisition of this epidemic strain and investigated the prognosis of patients infected by AbMR, with the aim of elucidating factors which lead to mortality."
"A case-control study of the acquisition of AbMR in...
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