Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Harboring OXA-24 Carbapenemase, Spain
Published Date:Jun 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(6):1064-1067.
Amino Acid Sequence
Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Molecular Sequence Data
Description:In February 2006, a patient colonized with a multidrug-resistant sequence type 56 Acinetobacter baumannii strain was admitted to a hospital in Madrid, Spain. This strain spread rapidly and caused a large outbreak in the hospital. Clinicians should be alert for this strain because its spread would have serious health consequences.
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