Emergence of colistin and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii (CCR-Acb) complex in a neurological intensive care unit followed by successful control of the outbreak


METAN G., Zarakolu P., OTLU B., Tekin I., Aytac H., BÖLEK E. Ç., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.13, no.4, pp.564-570, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jiph.2019.09.013
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, PASCAL, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.564-570
  • Keywords: Acinetobacter baumannii, Carbapenem resistance, Colistin resistance, Intensive care unit, FIELD GEL-ELECTROPHORESIS, MULTIPLEX PCR, INFECTIONS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MANAGEMENT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Colistin and carbapenem-resistantAcinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex (CCR-Acb complex) was isolated from two consecutive patients in the neurological intensive care unit (NICU). An urgent reaction to this desperate situation was required.