Comparison of the Clinical Characteristics of Hospital-Acquired and Non-Hospital-Acquired Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii Complex in a Large Midwest US Health Care System.

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Abstract

  • We retrospectively compared the clinical characteristics of hospital-acquired (HA) vs non-hospital-acquired (nHA) Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex isolates in a large health care system in St. Louis, Missouri, from 2007 to 2017. More than 60% of the total isolates were nHA; they were predominantly from nonrespiratory sources and exhibited ~40% carbapenem resistance rates and stably persisted, though HA occurrence waned.
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    Keywords

  • Acinetobacter baumannii, hospital-acquired infections, multidrug resistance
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    Author List

  • Calix JJ; Burnham JP; Feldman MF
  • Start Page

  • ofz423
  • Volume

  • 6
  • Issue

  • 10