Acinetobacter baumannii- Lab Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Acinetobacter baumannii- Lab Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Laboratory Diagnosis The diagnosis of Acinetobacter infection is made by the growth of Acinetobacter from a patient specimen (eg, sputum, blood, cerebrospinal fluid) in the setting of other clinical findings that suggest an infection at that site. Since Acinetobacter colonization is common and treatment difficult and potentially associated with substantial toxicity, the distinction between colonization and infection, with treatment … Read moreAcinetobacter baumannii- Lab Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention