Ling ML, Ang A, Wee M, et al.
Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
SourceInfect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2001 Jan; 22(1)
An outbreak of a multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii in February through September 1996 affected 103 patients in a regional hospital in Singapore. We describe the effectiveness of closure of the outbreak area and the importance of good teamwork in the management of the outbreak.
MeshAcinetobacterAcinetobacter InfectionsAdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overChildChild, PreschoolCross InfectionDisease OutbreaksDrug Resistance, MultipleFemaleHospitals, UrbanHumansInfantInfant, NewbornInfection ControlIntensive Care UnitsInterprofessional RelationsMaleMiddle Aged