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Acinetobacter infections prevalence and frequency of the antibiotics resistance: comparative study of intensive care units versus other hospital units.

Authors
  • Uwingabiye, Jean1
  • Frikh, Mohammed1
  • Lemnouer, Abdelhay1
  • Bssaibis, Fatna1
  • Belefquih, Bouchra1
  • Maleb, Adil2
  • Dahraoui, Souhail1
  • Belyamani, Lahcen3
  • Bait, Abdelouahed4
  • Haimeur, Charki4
  • Louzi, Lhoussain5
  • Ibrahimi, Azeddine6
  • Elouennass, Mostafa1
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pan African Medical Journal
Publisher
Pan African Medical Journal
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Volume
23
Pages
191–191
Identifiers
DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.191.7915
PMID: 27347280
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

This paper shows that solving the problem of prevalence and high rate of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter infection which represents a therapeutic impasse, requires the control of the hospital environment and optimizing hands hygiene and antibiotics use in the hospital.

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