OXA-type Carbapenemases and Susceptibility of Colistin and Tigecycline Among Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii Isolates from Patients with Bacteremia in Turkey

Cakirlar F. K. , Ciftci I. H. , Gonullu N.

CLINICAL LABORATORY, cilt.61, sa.7, ss.741-747, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 61 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7754/clin.lab.2014.141116
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.741-747


Background: Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) has emerged as one of the most troublesome pathogens in healthcare settings worldwide. The present study was conducted to analyze the genes encoding resistance to carbapenems and to determine in vitro activity of colistin and tigecycline against CRAB isolates from blood culture of hospitalized patients at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School hospital.