Nosocomial Acinetobacter pneumonia: Treatment and prognostic factors in 356 cases


Ozvatan T., Akalin H. , Sinirtas M. , OCAKOĞLU G. , YILMAZ E. , HEPER Y. , ...More

RESPIROLOGY, vol.21, no.2, pp.363-369, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/resp.12698
  • Title of Journal : RESPIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-369
  • Keywords: Acinetobacter baumannii, colistin, nosocomial pneumonia, pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia, VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA, CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS, INITIAL ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY, BLOOD-STREAM INFECTION, MORTALITY RISK-FACTORS, CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT, COLISTIN METHANESULFONATE, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, ATTRIBUTABLE MORTALITY, BAUMANNII INFECTIONS

Abstract

Background and objective: Acinetobacter baumannii and A. baumannii/calcoaceticus complex are commonly encountered pathogens in nosocomial infections. This study aimed to evaluate the treatment and prognostic risk factors in nosocomial pneumonia caused by these microorganisms.