J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2020 12 20;23:154-161. Epub 2020 Sep 20.
Department of Biological Science, California State University Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850, USA. Electronic address:
Objectives: Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen that is the main focus of attention in clinical settings owing to its intrinsic ability to persist in the hospital environment and its capacity to acquire determinants of resistance and virulence. Here we present the genomic sequencing, molecular characterisation and genomic comparison of two A. baumannii strains belonging to two different sequence types (STs), one sporadic and one widely distributed in our region. Read More