Growing OXA-23 type strains among carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and tigecycline as an alternate combination therapy


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ALTUN S., Kocak Tufan Z., ALTUN B., ÖNDE U., KINIKLI S., DEMİRÖZ A. P.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.6, pp.1894-1899, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1508-20
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1894-1899
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: The increasing prevalence and global spread of difficult-to-treat carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has become a serious problem. The aim of this study is to investigate the resistance patterns and tigecycline sensitivity of carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii strains.