Comparison of culture media for detection of Acinetobacter baumannii in surveillance cultures of critically-ill patients

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Ajao, A. O.; Robinson, G.; Lee, M. S.; Ranke, T. D.; Venezia, R. A.; Furuno, J. P.; Harris, A. D.; Johnson, J. K.;
(2011)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3660032, doi: 10.1007/s10096-011-1237-7
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacteria | bacterial infections and mycoses | fluids and secretions

The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of CHROMagar Acinetobacter when compared to sheep blood agar, MacConkey agar and MacConkey agar with 6 µg/ml of imipenem for the detection of A. baumannii in surveillance cultures of hospitalized patients. We u... View more
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