Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 2nd, 2004
"An outbreak of nosocomial meningitis caused by Acinetobacter baumannii, which developed postoperatively in seven neurosurgical patients is described.
"The clinical isolates of A. baumannii were typed by biochemical profiles and antibiogram patterns, and by random amplified polymorphic DNA polymerase chain reaction (RAPD-PCR) and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) fingerprinting," investigators in Poland report.
"The implicated strain was multi-drug resistant, however, susceptibility to imipenem and netilmicin was detected. An...
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