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Epidemiologic and Clinical Impact of Acinetobacter baumannii Colonization and Infection: A Reappraisal
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most important antibiotic-resistant nosocomial bacteria. We investigated changes in the clinical and molecular epidemiology of A. baumannii over a 10-year period. We compared the data ...
Impaired Virulence and In Vivo Fitness of Colistin-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii
(Oxford University Press, 2011-01-07)
Acinetobacter baumannii (American Type Culture Collection strain 19606) acquires mutations in the pmrB gene during the in vitro development of resistance to colistin. The colistin-resistant strain has lower affinity for ...
Immunization with Lipopolysaccharide-Deficient Whole Cells Provides Protective Immunity in an Experimental Mouse Model of Acinetobacter baumannii Infection
The increasing clinical importance of infections caused by multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii warrants the development of novel approaches for prevention and treatment. In this context, vaccination of certain ...