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An Outbreak of Multiresistant Acinetobacter baumanii in a University Hospital in São Paulo, Brazil

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Abstract

A case-control (46 cases, 23 controls) study was done to determine risk factors for an outbreak of a multiresistant Acinetobacter baumanii (only susceptible to colistin) in a university hospital. The use of antecedent antibacterials and intubation were independent risk factors. No common source was found. With control measures, the outbreak resolved gradually.

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Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 1996

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