Analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii survival in liquid media and on solid matrixes as well as effect of disinfectants.

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Summary of "Analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii survival in liquid media and on solid matrixes as well as effect of disinfectants."

While being a cause of healthcare-associated infections, Acinetobacter baumannii possesses considerable potential to survive on inanimate hospital surfaces under hostile conditions (e.g. disinfection or desiccation).


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Name: The Journal of hospital infection
ISSN: 1532-2939


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