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- Traglia, German M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Genome biology and evolution 2014 v.6 no.9 pp. 2235-2239
- Acinetobacter baumannii; antibiotics; blood; genes; genetic variation; hospitals; multiple drug resistance; patients; sequence analysis; single nucleotide polymorphism
- ... Recent studies have demonstrated a high genomic plasticity in Acinetobacter baumannii, which may explain its high capacity to acquire multiple antibiotic resistance determinants and to survive in the hospital environment. Acinetobacter baumannii strain A118 (Ab A118) was isolated in the year 1995 from a blood culture of an intensive care unit patient. As this particular strain showed some peculiar ...