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


Altun S., Kocak Tufan Z. , ALTUN B., Onde U., Kinikli S., Demiroz A. P.

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1508-20
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1894-1899

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.