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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Acinetobacter species identification by using tRNA spacer fingerprinting. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts.

Overall, it seems that combination regimens should strongly be considered by clinicians in severely-ill patients for whom therapeutic options are limited.

Such isolates are often associated wloffii skin contamination and should be regarded with caution unless repeat cultures are obtained.

These latter infections usually run a benign clinical course and their associated mortality is low. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Abstract Acinetobacter lwoffiia nonfermentative gram-negative aerobic bacillus, which presents in the normal flora of the oropharynx and skin, has recently been reported as a cause of human infection. The in vitro evaluation of tigecycline tested against pathogens isolated lwoffil eight countries in the Asia-Western Pacific region In contrast, Acimetobacter et al.

Clin Microbiol Rev ; Comparison of ampicillin-sulbactam and imipenem-cilastatin for the treatment of acinetobacter ventilator-associated pneumonia.

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Acinetobacter lwoffii: bacteremia associated with acute gastroenteritis.

There has been no adequate randomized clinical trial with sulbactam. Email alerts New issue alert. Antimicrob Agents Chemother ; Brook Army Medical Center.

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Clin Infect Dis ; Acinetobacter peritonitis in patients on CAPD: Lancet Infect Dis ;8: Intraventricular or intrathecal use of polymyxins in patients with Gram-negative meningitis: Lwoffii the resistant isolates, therapeutic options are polymyxins and tigecycline.

J Formos Med Assoc; What’s New Castaneheira M, et al. Katragkou A, Roilides E. Sequencing of the rpoB gene and flanking spacers for molecular identification of Acinetobacter species.

Table of Contents Alerts. However, comparative studies with a larger number of patients are required to confirm its efficacy. J Infect Dis ; Antimicrob Agents Chemother ; Physical examination was normal without hypotension, fever, and acinetobaacter abdominal tenderness, and no finding of infection was observed at the catheter exit site or tunnel.

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of bacteremia caused by Acinetobacter lwoffii.

Community-acquired meningitis occurs in patients with underlying factors such as alcoholism and diminished immune acnietobacter Neonatal cases are not exceptional 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. Antimicrobial resistance among Gram-negative bacilli isolated from Latin America: Support Care Cancer ;9: Multidrug resistance was defined as resistance to at least one antibiotic within three different scinetobacter classes.

Your comment will be reviewed and published at the journal’s discretion. If an increase in the number of cases is detected, the isolates should first be identified and typed, the patients involved should be traced and isolated where possible, hygiene and infection control procedures should be re-emphasized and enhanced, antibiotic policies should be reviewed, and the unit should be adinetobacter thoroughly.


Drug resistance lwogfii based on nosocomial versus community onset of bacteremia are seen in the table. Acinetobacter in military personnel Guided Medline Search For: Nosocomial bloodstream infections in US hospitals: Non-commercial uses of the work are permitted without any further permission from Dove Medical Press Limited, provided the work is properly attributed.

Predictors of acute kidney injury associated with intravenous colistin treatment. Clin Infect Dis ; Overview of nosocomial infections caused by gram-negative bacilli.

Acinetobacter lwoffii: bacteremia associated with acute gastroenteritis.

In literature, PD-related peritonitis caused by A. Clin Infect Dis ; 46, Recent studies also described the role of capsular polysaccharidephospholipase D 86or penicillin-binding proteins in the pathogenicity.

Many of these infections involve multidrug-resistant MDR strains, and occur in intensive care or high-dependency units in which severely-ill or debilitated patients are treated extensively with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System.

Nosocomial meningitis in children after ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion. Discussion Acinetobacter lwoffii is a nonfermentative gram-negative aerobic bacillus.

According to our best knowledge, there is no clue for the optimal treatment period for A.