Acinetobacter baumannii

Acinetobacter baumannii is an aerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Moraxellaceae family.

Acinetobacter baumannii triggers catheter-associated urinary tract infection and pneumonia.

The microorganism is an increasingly common cause of nosocomial infections around the world.

The development of increasing resistance hinders antibiotic therapy of Acinetobacter baumannii infections.

Transmission mainly occurs via contaminated water and food respectively.

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Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)
Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

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