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    • Phenotypic characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from intensive care units at a tertiary-care hospital in Egypt 

      Nageeb, W.; Kamel, M.; Zakaria, S.; Metwally, L. (‎2014)‎
      Multi-drug resistant [‎MDR]‎strains of Acinetobacter baumannii are responsible for an increasing number of opportunistic infections in hospitals.This study determined the prevalence of MDR A.baumannii isolates from intensive care units in a large tertiary-care hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, and the occurrence of different beta-lactamases in these isolates.Biotyping and antimicrobial susceptibility profile was done for isolated strains.Respiratory, urine, burn wound and blood specimens were collected from 350 patients admitted to different units; 10 ...