Epidemiologic characterization of nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii infections in a Turkish university hospital by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis


Cetin E. , Durmaz R., TETİK T., OTLU B., KAYA S. , Caliskan A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, cilt.37, ss.56-64, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.01.010
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.56-64

Özet

Background: Although members of the Acinetobacter genus are not commonly part of the human flora, their relatively high prevalence in hospital environment frequently results in colonization of the skin and respiratory tract. Objectives: The present investigation was carried out to elucidate epidemiologic characteristics of nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii infections in a teaching hospital.