Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in ventilator-associated pneumonia at a medical center in southern Taiwan

Ming Hsin Mai, Hung Chin Tsai, Susan Shin Jung Lee, Yung Hsing Wang, Yao Shen Chen, Shue Ren Wann, Yung Ching Liu

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摘要

Background and Purpose: To evaluate the significance of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDRAB)-related ventilator-associated pneumonia at a medical center in southern Taiwan. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients with MDRAB isolated from sputum and described the characteristics of these patients. Patients were divided into 2 groups according to their clinical pulmonary infection scores (CPIS), and their host factors and outcomes compared. Results: In the patient group with significant MDRAB-related lung infection, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II scores were significantly higher than in those patients with lower CPIS scores (

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)401-405
頁數5
期刊Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection
40
發行號5
出版狀態已發佈 - 十月 2007
對外發佈Yes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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