Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 8th, 2005
"We describe an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MRAB) that occurred in an intensive care unit (ICU) and a surgical ward from December 2003 to March 2004," scientists in Australia report.
"Mapping patient movements on a timeline indicated that the outbreak was confined to these two areas. Investigation by the hospital's infection prevention service found that a possible source of spread was improper cleaning methods used on respiratory equipment," said J.D. Pimentel and coworkers.
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