The risk factors and spread of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in intubated patients in a medical intensive care unit


Alp E., Yerer M., Kocagoz S., Metan G., Esel D., Guerol Y. , et al.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.39, ss.761-769, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-0804-38
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.761-769

Özet

Aim: Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most common causes of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units. The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for colonization in the respiratory tract and infection with A. baumannii in a medical intensive care unit (MICU), and to examine the genetic link between strains and the spread of isolates.