Nosocomial infection of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Thailand.

Am J Infect Control 2016 10 30;44(10):1161-1163. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

Cellular and Molecular Immunology Research Unit, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand. Electronic address:

Infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii have become a critical problem for hospital patients worldwide. We investigated the multidrug-resistant A baumannii strain that caused hospital-acquired infections in Uthai Thani Hospital, Thailand, between 2006 and 2014. In summary, the spread of a clonally related multidrug-resistant A baumannii strain was the primary cause of nosocomial infections in Uthai Thani Hospital.

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