A Case of Early detected Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter
baumannii Infection after Liver Transplantation
Ayhan Balkan, Yasemin Balkan, Ayse Özlem Mete
Citation Information :
Balkan A, Balkan Y, Özlem Mete A. A Case of Early detected Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection after Liver Transplantation. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2016; 6 (2):170-172.
Invasive bacterial infections have become the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among solid
organ transplant recipients (SOTRs). Acinetobacter baumannii can cause a serious infection in SOTRs.
Multidrug-resistant A. baumannii (MDR-Ab) represents a major problem in liver transplant recipients.
Here, we presented a respiratory infection related to MDR-Ab pathogenesis in a patient who underwent
liver transplantation due to acute hepatic failure. Accordingly, it has been emphasized that infections
after the liver transplantation should be accomplished after due consideration of all relevant facts with
a multidisciplinary approach.
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