OXA-type Carbapenemases and Susceptibility of Colistin and Tigecycline Among Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii Isolates from Patients with Bacteremia in Turkey


Cakirlar F. K. , Ciftci I. H. , Gonullu N.

CLINICAL LABORATORY, cilt.61, ss.741-747, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 61 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7754/clin.lab.2014.141116
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL LABORATORY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.741-747

Özet

Background: Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) has emerged as one of the most troublesome pathogens in healthcare settings worldwide. The present study was conducted to analyze the genes encoding resistance to carbapenems and to determine in vitro activity of colistin and tigecycline against CRAB isolates from blood culture of hospitalized patients at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School hospital.