Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.
Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, National Institute for Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Objectives: Mortality among patients with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) infections varies between studies. We examined whether in vivo fitness of CRAB strains is associated with clinical outcomes in patients with CRAB infections.
Methods: Isolates were collected from patients enrolled in the AIDA trial with hospital-acquired pneumonia, bloodstream infections, and/or urinary tract infections caused by CRAB. Read More