Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia due to Acinetobacter baumannii in North America: Case Report and Review of the Literature

July 30, 2018 at 9:24 am

Open Forum Infectious Diseases, March 2018 V.5 N.3

David P Serota; Mary Elizabeth Sexton; Colleen S Kraft; Federico Palacio

Acinetobacter baumannii is a rare but emerging cause of fulminant community-acquired pneumonia (CAP-AB). We describe a patient from a rural area who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome and septic shock. We describe risk factors and characteristics of this syndrome and review published cases of CAP-AB from North America.

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Entry filed under: Antimicrobianos, Bacterias, Bacteriemias, Epidemiología, Health Care-Associated Infections, Infecciones nosocomiales, Infecciones respiratorias, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Resistencia bacteriana, REVIEWS, Sepsis, Update.

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