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Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infections in a Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit: Risk Factors and Outcome Predictors
  • Seyhan Yagar,
  • MİNE ÇAVUŞ
Seyhan Yagar
Ministry of Health Ankara City Hospital Cardiovascular Hospital
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MİNE ÇAVUŞ
Ministry of Health Kayseri City Hospital
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Abstract

Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) is a ubiquitous gram-negative coccobacillus that has the ability to colonize and survive in a variety of environments and develop various resistance mechanisms. In our study; Between 2010 and 2012, 5400 patients were screened, 74 of them had MDR AB infection. MDR AB infection is associated with high morbidity and mortality.