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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

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Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Harboring OXA-24 Carbapenemase, Spain

Joshi Acosta, María Merino, Esther Viedma, Margarita Poza, Francisca Sanz, Joaquín R. Otero, Fernando Chaves, and Germán BouComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain (J. Acosta, E. Viedma, F. Sanz, J.R. Otero, F. Chaves); Complejo Hospitalario Universitario La Coruña, La Coruña, Spain (M. Merino, M. Poza, G. Bou)

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Figure 1

Temporal distribution of patients with Acinetobacter baumannii infections, Spain. A) Patients colonized/infected with A. baumannii classified by antibiotype. Arrows indicate times of intensification of infection control measures. The medical–surgical intensive care unit at Octubre University Hospital, Madrid, Spain, was refurbished in July 2007. B) Annual incidence of A. baumannii bacteremia. ABCA, A. baumannii clone A or AbH12O-A2; ABNCA: A. baumannii nonclone A.

Figure 1. Temporal distribution of patients with Acinetobacter baumannii infections, Spain. A) Patients colonized/infected with A. baumannii classified by antibiotype. Arrows indicate times of intensification of infection control measures. The medical–surgical intensive care unit at Octubre University Hospital, Madrid, Spain, was refurbished in July 2007. B) Annual incidence of A. baumannii bacteremia. ABCA, A. baumannii clone A or AbH12O-A2; ABNCA: A. baumannii nonclone A.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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