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A Case of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Korea

Authors
 Young Woong Son  ;  In Young Jung  ;  Mi Young Ahn  ;  Yong Duk Jeon  ;  Hea Won Ann  ;  Jin Young Ahn  ;  Nam Su Ku  ;  Sang Hoon Han  ;  Jun Young Choi  ;  Young Goo Song  ;  June Myung Kim 
Citation
 Infection and Chemotherapy, Vol.49(4) : 297-300, 2017 
Journal Title
 Infection and Chemotherapy 
ISSN
 2093-2340 
Issue Date
2017
Keywords
Acinetobacter baumannii ; Community-acquired pneumonia ; Multi-drug-resistance
Abstract
Acinetobacter baumannii is an aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes nosocomial pneumonia in patients on mechanical ventilation or previously treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Nevertheless, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) caused by A. baumannii, especially multi-drug resistant (MDR) strains, is rare. We experienced the first case of CAP caused by MDR A. baumannii in Korea in a 78-year-old man. This case shows that MDR A. baumannii can cause CAP in Korea.
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10.3947/ic.2017.49.4.297
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Yonsei Authors
구남수(Ku, Nam Su) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9717-4327
김준명(Kim, June Myung)
손영웅(Son, Young Woong)
송영구(Song, Young Goo) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
정인영(Jung, In Young)
최준용(Choi, Jun Yong) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2775-3315
한상훈(Han, Sang Hoon) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4278-5198
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https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/161641
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