New mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

April 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/25/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p1249
Academic Journal
Offers information on a study that determined the reason for resistance of the bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii to virtually all antibacterial drugs. Public health problem created by A. baumannii strains; Chromosomal region contained in the genome of the resistant strain of A. baumannii; Promoter of genetic exchanges between and among such pathogens as Pseudomonas, Escherichia and Salmonella.


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