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Protracted outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii after intercontinental transfer of colonized patients

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Legrand, Patrick
Lesprit, Philippe
Cizeau, Florence
Ducellier, David
Gouot, Cyril
Bréhaut, Paula
Soing-Altrach, Sophan
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Published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2013, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 119-24
Abstract To describe the course and management of a protracted outbreak after intercontinental transfer of 2 patients colonized with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDRAB).
Keywords Acinetobacter Infections/drug therapy/epidemiology/transmissionAcinetobacter baumannii/drug effects/isolation & purificationCarrier State/microbiologyContact TracingCross Infection/drug therapy/epidemiology/transmissionDisease OutbreaksDrug Resistance, Multiple, BacterialFrance/epidemiologyHospitals, UniversityHumansIncidenceIntensive Care UnitsInternationalityPatient TransferTravel
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PMID: 23295556
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LANDELLE, Caroline et al. Protracted outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii after intercontinental transfer of colonized patients. In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2013, vol. 34, n° 2, p. 119-24. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:40236

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