Molecular epidemiology and the clinical significance of Acinetobacter baumannii complex isolated from cerebrospinal fluid in neurosurgical intensive care unit patients


BAYRAMOĞLU G., KAYA S., Besli Y., ÇAKIR E., ÇAN G., Akineden O., ...More

INFECTION, vol.40, no.2, pp.163-172, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s15010-011-0215-4
  • Title of Journal : INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.163-172

Abstract

This study was intended to investigate the clinical significance and molecular epidemiology of Acinetobacter baumannii complex (ABC) isolated from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in neurosurgical intensive care unit (NSICU) patients, particularly comparing isolates from healthcare workers' (HCW) hands.