Travel Med Infect Dis. Sep;7(5) doi: / Epub Jul 1. Acinetobacter lwoffii: bacteremia associated with acute. Acinetobacter lwoffii, a nonfermentative gram-negative aerobic bacillus, Herein , we present a peritonitis caused by A. lwoffii in a diabetic. Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter lwoffii infection in neonatal intensive care units Narongsak Nakwan1,2, Jeerawan Wannaro2, Narongwit.

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Therefore, combination therapy with polymyxins and other antibiotics has been recommended. Successive surveys have shown increasing resistance among clinical isolates, and high proportions of isolates are now insusceptible to clinically achievable concentrations acibetobacter most commonly used antibacterial agents, including aminopenicillins, ureidopenicillins, broad-spectrum cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, fluoroquinolones, and chloramphenicol.

Multiresistant acinetobacter in the UK: J Clin Microbiol ; No differences were found in source of infection or mortality. He was smoking for twenty years. You must accept the terms and conditions.

Herein, we present a peritonitis caused by A. Acinetobacter species identification by using tRNA spacer fingerprinting.

Comparison of ampicillin-sulbactam and imipenem-cilastatin for the treatment of acinetobacter ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Formos Acinetobscter Assoc; Clinical features, epidemiology, and predictors of mortality.


The bacteriological and clinical response was The full terms of this license are available at https: Mean SOFA acinetobacrer among cases was 3. Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis B virus infection screening and treatment or vaccination in six high-risk populations in the US. However, pneumonia, acute gastroenteritis, liver abscess, septicaemia, and endocarditis are reported as cases of community-acquired infections related to A.

Sequencing of the rpoB gene and flanking spacers for molecular identification of Acinetobacter species. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. The Journal of infection ; You can learn about our use of cookies by reading our Privacy Policy. However, recent years acinwtobacter seen the emergence and worldwide spread of epidemic lineages with diminished susceptibility to carbapenems.

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of bacteremia caused by Acinetobacter lwoffii.

They are generally more susceptible to antimicrobials and are usually considered to be of minor virulence. In literature, PD-related peritonitis caused by A.

Acinetobacter baumanni complex Brook Army Medical Center. The treatment of A. J Antimicrob Chemother ; Journals Why Publish With Us? Baseline demographics, microbiological characteristics, and treatments administered were obtained.

In contrast, the other Acinetobacter species than A. Published 10 January Volume You can learn about what data of yours we retain, how it is processed, who it is shared with and your right to have your data deleted by reading our Privacy Policy.


Discussion Acinetobacter lwoffii is a nonfermentative gram-negative aerobic bacillus. Failure to monitor the renal function, lack of comparative antibiotics, and different criteria for acinetobactrr injury make results of these studies difficult to assess.

Acinetobacter lwoffii: bacteremia associated with acute gastroenteritis.

Rossana Rosa, John Mills, L. Intraventricular or intrathecal use of polymyxins in patients with Gram-negative meningitis: Falagas ME, Kopterides, P.

Clin Infect Dis ; 59 Suppl 6: Colistin itself is available in two forms, colistin sulphate for oral and topical use, and colistin sulphomethate sodium for parenteral use, with the latter being a non-active acinetovacter that is used for parenteral administration because of its lower toxicity Infect Immun ; 78;