Acinetobacter Baumannii

Gastro bacteria may place role in healing

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Bacteria typically found in the gastrointestinal system, such as E.Coli and Bacteroides species, were found in war wounds that healed successfully, according to a recent study.

Current healthcare cleaning protocol ineffective against A. baumannii

The current healthcare cleaning protocol may be inadequate to rid patient rooms of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii, according to a study in the December issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

Providers struggling to find adequate cleaners to battle Acinetobacter baumannii bug

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A new study of provider practices found that multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii was found in hospital rooms even after they were cleaned, according to a study in the December issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.