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Comments on Multidrug-resistant acinetobacter:Risk factors and outcomes in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders

Article

The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for, and assess outcomes of, MDR Acinetobacter in veterans with SCI/Ds.

Abstract

Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter is a growing concern and has been identified as a serious threat by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, there is little information on MDR Acinetobacter in individuals with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/Ds). Therefore, the objective of this study was to identify risk factors for, and assess outcomes of, MDR Acinetobacter in veterans with SCI/Ds.

Full Reference

Ramanathan, S., Suda, K., Fitzpatrick, M., Poggensee, L., LaVela, S., Burns, S., Evans, C. (2018). Comments on Multidrug-resistant acinetobacter : Risk factors and outcomes in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders, American journal of infection control, Vol: 46 (7), p.848-49.