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, cilt.46, ss.1894-1899, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1508-20
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1894-1899

Özet

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.