Acinetobacter Baumannii

Microbiology

  • Member of Acinetobacter Genus (see Acinetobacter, [[Acinetobacter]])

Clinical Manifestations

Pulmonary Manifestations

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) (see Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, [[Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia]])

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References

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