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Nosocomial outbreak of infection with pan-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a tertiary care university hospital

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Autor: Valencia, R.
Arroyo, Luis A.
Conde Herrera, Manuel
Aldana, Josefa M.
Torres Sánchez, María José
Fernández-Cuenca, Felipe
Garnacho Montero, José
Cisneros, José Miguel
Ortiz Leyba, Carlos
Pachón Díaz, Jerónimo
Aznar Martín, Javier
Departamento: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública
Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Medicina
Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Microbiología
Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla (IBIS)
Fecha: 2009-03
Tipo de documento: Artículo
Resumen: TO describe what is, to our knowledge, the first nosocomial outbreak of infection with pan–drug-resistant (including colistin-resistant) Acinetobacter baumannii, to determine the risk factors associated with these types of infections, and to determine their clinical impact. Nested case-control cohort study and a clinical-microbiological study. A 1,521-bed tertiary care university hospital in Seville, Spain. Case patients were inpatients who had a pan-drug-resistant A. baumannii isolate recovered from a clinical or surveillance sample obtained at least 48 hours after admission to an intensive care unit (ICU) during the time of the epidemic outbreak. Control patients were patients who were admitted to any of the “boxes” (ie, rooms that partition off a distinct area for a patient's bed and the equipment needed to care for the patient) of an ICU for at least 48 hours during the time of the epidemic outbreak. All the clinical isolates had similar antibiotic susceptibility patte...
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/61522

DOI: 10.1086/595977

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