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  1. photo Devastating effects of antibiotic overuse strike Europe as 'superbugs' develop resistance to last-line antibioticsDevastating effects of antibiotic overuse strike Europe as 'superbugs' develop resistance to last-line antibioticsNews
    . And as for the Acinetobacter bacteria, as many as 25 percent of infections in at least eight of the 18 reporting countries are resistant."We need to find ways to use valuable antimicrobial drugs more wisely and to develop newRead more
  2. photo Detergent wipes are spreading superbugs through hospitalsDetergent wipes are spreading superbugs through hospitalsNews
    in an effort to test the wipes' effectiveness against MRSA, Clostridium difficile (C. diff) and Acinetobacter, all of which can are capable of creating life-threatening illnesses. "They were very inconsistentRead more
  3. A Rebelião das superbactérias! Como evitar e eliminar a infecção por essas bactérias?Treatment
    a tempestade perfeita para nos levar de volta à era pré -antibiótica; Algumas de tais bactérias resistentes são: Acinetobacter : bactérias A encontrados no solo e na água, que muitas vezes provoca infecçõesRead more

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Acinetobacter

Disease

Acinetobacter (a-key-NEET-to-bak-ter) is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria belonging to the wider class of Gammaproteobacteria. Acinetobacter species are not motile and oxidase-negative, and occur in pairs under magnification.They are important soil organisms, where they contribute to the mineralization of, for example, aromatic compounds. Acinetobacter species are a key source of infection in...More