acinetobacter

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative bacteria of the family MORAXELLACEAE, found in soil and water and of uncertain pathogenicity.

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  1. Hori K, Ishikawa M, Yamada M, Higuchi A, Ishikawa Y, Ebi H. Production of peritrichate bacterionanofibers and their proteinaceous components by Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 cells affected by growth substrates. J Biosci Bioeng. 2011;111:31-6 pubmed publisher
    The toluene-degrading bacterium Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 is highly adhesive through cell-surface nanofibers...
  2. Sader H, Farrell D, Jones R. Tigecycline activity tested against multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter spp. isolated in US medical centers (2005-2009). Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011;69:223-7 pubmed publisher
    We evaluated the activity of tigecycline against Enterobacteriaceae (9563 isolates) and Acinetobacter spp. (835) with various resistance phenotypes collected from 31 US medical centers in 2005-2009...
  3. Nemec A, Krizova L, Maixnerova M, van der Reijden T, Deschaght P, Passet V, et al. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (former. Res Microbiol. 2011;162:393-404 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter genomic species (gen. sp.) 3 and gen. sp. 13TU are increasingly recognized as clinically important taxa within the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii (ACB) complex...
  4. Lim S, Lee S, Choi S, Choi J, Kim S, Jeong J, et al. The outcomes of using colistin for treating multidrug resistant Acinetobacter species bloodstream infections. J Korean Med Sci. 2011;26:325-31 pubmed publisher
    Despite the identification of Acinetobacter baumannii isolates that demonstrate susceptibility to only colistin, this antimicrobial agent was not available in Korea until 2006...
  5. Wang H, Zhang J, Wang X, Qi W, Dai Y. Genome shuffling improves production of the low-temperature alkalophilic lipase by Acinetobacter johnsonii. Biotechnol Lett. 2012;34:145-51 pubmed publisher
    The production of a low-temperature alkalophilic lipase from Acinetobacter johnsonii was improved using genome shuffling...
  6. Ferreira A, Marchetti D, Cunha G, Oliveira L, Fuentefria D, Dall Bello A, et al. Molecular characterization of clinical multiresistant isolates of Acinetobacter sp. from hospitals in Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2011;44:725-30 pubmed
    Hospitals around the world have presented multiresistant Acinetobacter sp. outbreaks...
  7. Hu H, Hu Y, Pan Y, Liang H, Wang H, Wang X, et al. Novel plasmid and its variant harboring both a bla(NDM-1) gene and type IV secretion system in clinical isolates of Acinetobacter lwoffii. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1698-702 pubmed publisher
    ..sequences of a bla(NDM-1)-bearing plasmid, pNDM-BJ01, and its variant, pNDM-BJ02, isolated from clinical Acinetobacter lwoffii strains. The plasmid pNDM-BJ01 is 47...
  8. Hong K, Koh C, Sam C, Yin W, Chan K. Whole-genome sequence of N-acylhomoserine lactone-synthesizing and -degrading Acinetobacter sp. strain GG2. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:6318 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter sp. strain GG2 is a quorum-sensing and quorum-quenching bacterium isolated from the ginger rhizosphere. It degrades a broad range of N-acylhomoserine lactone molecules via lactonase...
  9. Japoni S, Japoni A, Farshad S, Ali A, Jamalidoust M. Association between existence of integrons and multi-drug resistance in Acinetobacter isolated from patients in southern Iran. Pol J Microbiol. 2011;60:163-8 pubmed
    Nosocomial infections caused by multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter pose a serious problem in many countries...

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  1. Zhang Y, Wang Y, Wang Z, Wang X, Guo H, Meng D, et al. Optimization of fermentation medium for the production of atrazine degrading strain Acinetobacter sp. DNS(32) by statistical analysis system. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012;2012:623062 pubmed publisher
    ..software were applied to optimize the fermentation medium composition for the production of atrazine-degrading Acinetobacter sp. DNS(32) in shake-flask cultures...
  2. Prakash D, Kumar R, Jain R, Tiwary B. Novel pathway for the degradation of 2-chloro-4-nitrobenzoic acid by Acinetobacter sp. strain RKJ12. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:6606-13 pubmed publisher
    The organism Acinetobacter sp. RKJ12 is capable of utilizing 2-chloro-4-nitrobenzoic acid (2C4NBA) as a sole source of carbon, nitrogen, and energy...
  3. Kim J, Oh C, Choresca C, Shin S, Han J, Jun J, et al. Complete genome sequence of bacteriophage phiAC-1 infecting Acinetobacter soli strain KZ-1. J Virol. 2012;86:13131-2 pubmed publisher
    To date, a number of bacteriophages (phages) infecting Acinetobacter species have been reported and characterized. However, Acinetobacter phages which infect A. soli have not been investigated yet...
  4. Sedo O, Voráč A, Zdrahal Z. Optimization of mass spectral features in MALDI-TOF MS profiling of Acinetobacter species. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2011;34:30-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The robustness of the whole sample preparation procedure was then assessed on a set of 25 strains of four Acinetobacter species...
  5. Chen T, Chang W, Kuo S, Lee Y, Chen C, Siu L, et al. Contribution of a plasmid-borne blaOXA-58 gene with its hybrid promoter provided by IS1006 and an ISAba3-like element to beta-lactam resistance in acinetobacter genomic species 13TU. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010;54:3107-12 pubmed publisher
    The contribution of the blaOXA-58 gene and its promoter to beta-lactam resistance has not been validated in Acinetobacter spp. other than Acinetobacter baumannii...
  6. Hare J, Adhikari S, Lambert K, Hare A, Grice A. The Acinetobacter regulatory UmuDAb protein cleaves in response to DNA damage with chimeric LexA/UmuD characteristics. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;334:57-65 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the umuD homolog (umuDAb) present throughout the Acinetobacter genus encodes an extra N-terminal region, and in Acinetobacter baylyi, regulates transcription of DNA damage-..
  7. Al Sweih N, Al Hubail M, Rotimi V. Emergence of tigecycline and colistin resistance in Acinetobacter species isolated from patients in Kuwait hospitals. J Chemother. 2011;23:13-6 pubmed
    ..The development of resistance is a compelling reason for reviewing administration of antibiotics. Recently, most Acinetobacter infections are caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains which have necessitated the use of tigecycline or ..
  8. Soslau G, Russell J, Spotila J, Mathew A, Bagsiyao P. Acinetobacter sp. HM746599 isolated from leatherback turtle blood. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011;322:166-71 pubmed publisher
    A newly described bacterial isolate, Acinetobacter sp. HM746599, has been obtained from leatherback sea turtle hatchling blood...
  9. Hare J, Bradley J, Lin C, Elam T. Diverse responses to UV light exposure in Acinetobacter include the capacity for DNA damage-induced mutagenesis in the opportunistic pathogens Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter ursingii. Microbiology. 2012;158:601-11 pubmed publisher
    ..bacteria after exposure to various chemicals, antibiotics or radiation sources were surveyed across the genus Acinetobacter. The error-prone SOS mutagenesis response occurs when DNA damage induces a cell's umuDC- or dinP-encoded error-..
  10. Mesli E, Berrazeg M, Drissi M, Bekkhoucha S, Rolain J. Prevalence of carbapenemase-encoding genes including New Delhi metallo-?-lactamase in Acinetobacter species, Algeria. Int J Infect Dis. 2013;17:e739-43 pubmed publisher
    Nosocomial infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp are a global health problem...
  11. Zhao W, Hu Z. Acinetobacter: a potential reservoir and dispenser for ?-lactamases. Crit Rev Microbiol. 2012;38:30-51 pubmed publisher
    ..and remarkable ability to acquire additional resistance determinants underline the clinical importance of Acinetobacter. Over 210 ?-lactamases belonging to 16 families have been identified in the genus, mostly in clinical isolates ..
  12. Lee Y, Kuo S, Chiang M, Yang S, Chen C, Chen T, et al. Emergence of carbapenem-resistant non-baumannii species of Acinetobacter harboring a blaOXA-51-like gene that is intrinsic to A. baumannii. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012;56:1124-7 pubmed publisher
    The bla(OXA-51)-like gene, originally intrinsic to Acinetobacter baumannii, had been detected in two clones of Acinetobacter nosocomialis and one clone of Acinetobacter genomic species "Close to 13TU...
  13. Doughari H, Ndakidemi P, Human I, Benade S. Virulence, resistance genes, and transformation amongst environmental isolates of Escherichia coli and Acinetobacter spp. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;22:25-33 pubmed
    The association of verotoxic E. coli and Acinetobacter spp. with various antibiotic-resistant, diarrhogenic, and nosocomial infections has been a cause for concern worldwide. E. coli and A...
  14. Kim J, Noh J, Park W. Insight into norfloxacin resistance of Acinetobacter oleivorans DR1: target gene mutation, persister, and RNA-Seq analyses. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;23:1293-303 pubmed
    Antibiotic resistance of soilborne Acinetobacter species has been poorly explored. In this study, norfloxacin resistance of a soil bacterium, Acinetobacter oleivorans DR1, was investigated...
  15. Golanbar G, Lam C, Chu Y, Cueva C, Tan S, Silva I, et al. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Acinetobacter clinical isolates obtained from inmates of California correctional facilities. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:2121-31 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter spp. increasingly have been wreaking havoc in hospitals and communities worldwide...
  16. Pellegrino F, Vieira V, Baio P, Dos Santos R, Dos Santos A, Santos N, et al. Acinetobacter soli as a cause of bloodstream infection in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:2283-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter soli is a new bacterial species described from forest soil. Five cases of bloodstream infection caused by A. soli clonal isolates are reported here for the first time...
  17. Jung J, Madsen E, Jeon C, Park W. Comparative genomic analysis of Acinetobacter oleivorans DR1 to determine strain-specific genomic regions and gentisate biodegradation. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:7418-24 pubmed publisher
    The comparative genomics of Acinetobacter oleivorans DR1 assayed with A. baylyi ADP1, A. calcoaceticus PHEA-2, and A...
  18. Vandewalle J, Goetz G, Huse S, Morrison H, Sogin M, Hoffmann R, et al. Acinetobacter, Aeromonas and Trichococcus populations dominate the microbial community within urban sewer infrastructure. Environ Microbiol. 2012;14:2538-52 pubmed publisher
    ..faecal bacteria such as Lachnospiraceae and Bacteroides, only one or two unique V6 sequences represented Acinetobacter, Aeromonas and Trichococcus, which collectively account for nearly 35% of the total sewage community...
  19. Khoramnia A, Ebrahimpour A, Beh B, Lai O. Production of a solvent, detergent, and thermotolerant lipase by a newly isolated Acinetobacter sp. in submerged and solid-state fermentations. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2011;2011:702179 pubmed publisher
    The lipase production ability of a newly isolated Acinetobacter sp. in submerged (SmF) and solid-state (SSF) fermentations was evaluated...
  20. Chan J, Halachev M, Loman N, Constantinidou C, Pallen M. Defining bacterial species in the genomic era: insights from the genus Acinetobacter. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:302 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, drawing on the genus Acinetobacter as a test case, we examine whether bacterial taxonomy could abandon phenotypic approaches and DNA-DNA ..
  21. Chiang M, Kuo S, Chen S, Yang S, Lee Y, Chen T, et al. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of bacteremia due to different genomic species of Acinetobacter baumannii complex in patients with solid tumors. Infection. 2012;40:19-26 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter genomic species 3 (AGS 3), and Acinetobacter genomic species sensu Tjernberg and Ursing (AGS 13TU) are phenotypically indistinguishable and are often reported together as the A...
  22. Laranjeira V, Marchetti D, Steyer J, Corção G, Picoli S. [Investigation of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Acinetobacter sp and Pseudomonas aeruginosa at an emergency hospital in Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2010;43:462-4 pubmed
    The appearance of metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL)-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter sp. is a challenge for hospitals. The production of MBL in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter sp...
  23. Fuangthong M, Julotok M, Chintana W, Kuhn K, Rittiroongrad S, Vattanaviboon P, et al. Exposure of Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1 to the biocide chlorhexidine leads to acquired resistance to the biocide itself and to oxidants. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011;66:319-22 pubmed publisher
    ..the effect of exposure to sublethal concentrations of chlorhexidine on oxidative stress protection by Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1...
  24. Yong D, Lee Y, Jeong S, Lee K, Chong Y. Evaluation of double-disk potentiation and disk potentiation tests using dipicolinic acid for detection of metallo-?-lactamase-producing pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:3227-32 pubmed publisher
    Accurate detection of metallo-?-lactamase (MBL)-producing Pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. became very important with the increasing prevalence of carbapenem-nonsusceptible clinical isolates...
  25. Kim Y, Kim W, Choi S, Kim D, Kim D, Lee J, et al. Genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp. strain P8-3-8, isolated from Fistularia commersonii in Vietnam. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:4288-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter sp. strain P8-3-8 is an aerobic, Gram-negative marine bacterium isolated from the intestine of the bluespotted cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii). Here, we present the draft genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp...
  26. Bitrian M, Solari C, González R, Nudel C. Identification of virulence markers in clinically relevant strains of Acinetobacter genospecies. Int Microbiol. 2012;15:79-88 pubmed
    Nine Acinetobacter strains from patients and hospital environment were analyzed for virulence markers, quorum sensing signal production, and the presence of luxI and luxR genes...
  27. Pandey P, Verma P, Kumar H, Bavdekar A, Patole M, Shouche Y. Comparative analysis of fecal microflora of healthy full-term Indian infants born with different methods of delivery (vaginal vs cesarean): Acinetobacter sp. prevalence in vaginally born infants. J Biosci. 2012;37:989-98 pubmed
    ..The most abundant bacterial species present in VB infants were Acinetobacter sp., Bifidobacterium sp. and Staphylococcus sp...
  28. Lee Y, Huang Y, Tan C, Kuo Y, Liao C, Lee P, et al. Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter genospecies 13TU and 3 bacteraemia: comparison of clinical features, prognostic factors and outcomes. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011;66:1839-46 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the clinical impact of different genospecies of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex (ACB complex; A. baumannii, Acinetobacter gen. sp. 13TU and Acinetobacter gen. sp...
  29. Rokhbakhsh Zamin F, Sachdev D, Kazemi Pour N, Engineer A, Pardesi K, Zinjarde S, et al. Characterization of plant-growth-promoting traits of Acinetobacter species isolated from rhizosphere of Pennisetum glaucum. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;21:556-66 pubmed
    A total of 31 Acinetobacter isolates were obtained from the rhizosphere of Pennisetum glaucum and evaluated for their plant-growth-promoting traits. Two isolates, namely Acinetobacter sp. PUCM1007 and A...
  30. Ishikawa M, Shigemori K, Suzuki A, Hori K. Evaluation of adhesiveness of Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 to abiotic surfaces. J Biosci Bioeng. 2012;113:719-25 pubmed publisher
    The toluene-degrading bacterium Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 shows a highly adhesive and autoagglutinating nature through cell surface nanofibers...
  31. Choi J, Kim Y, Ko E, Park Y, Jheong W, Ko G, et al. Acinetobacter species isolates from a range of environments: species survey and observations of antimicrobial resistance. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;74:177-80 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter species isolates from a range of environments, including soil, were investigated. We determined 16S rRNA and rpoB gene sequences for species identification and performed tests of antimicrobial resistance susceptibility...
  32. Livermore D, Mushtaq S, Morinaka A, Ida T, Maebashi K, Hope R. Activity of carbapenems with ME1071 (disodium 2,3-diethylmaleate) against Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter spp. with carbapenemases, including NDM enzymes. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013;68:153-8 pubmed publisher
    ..ME1071 is a maleic acid that inhibits metallo-?-lactamases (MBLs). We examined its ability to potentiate different carbapenems against MBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in relation to its inhibition kinetics...
  33. Lee Y, Kuo S, Yang S, Lin Y, Chiang D, Tseng F, et al. Bacteremic nosocomial pneumonia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis: a single or two distinct clinical entities?. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013;19:640-5 pubmed publisher
    The phenotypically indistinguishable Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis have become leading pathogens causing nosocomial pneumonia in critically ill patients. A. baumannii and A...
  34. Diene S, Rolain J. Investigation of antibiotic resistance in the genomic era of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli, especially Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2013;11:277-96 pubmed publisher
    ..and spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria, including Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter species, have become major concerns worldwide...
  35. Manuelidis L. Nuclease resistant circular DNAs copurify with infectivity in scrapie and CJD. J Neurovirol. 2011;17:131-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Each contained a replicase ORF related to microviridae that infect commensal Acinetobacter. Infectious gradient fractions also contained nuclease-resistant 16 kb mitochondrial DNAs and analysis of >..
  36. Yamamoto M, Nagao M, Matsumura Y, Matsushima A, Ito Y, Takakura S, et al. Interspecies dissemination of a novel class 1 integron carrying blaIMP-19 among Acinetobacter species in Japan. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011;66:2480-3 pubmed publisher
    To analyse the dissemination of metallo-?-lactamase genes and mobile genetic elements among Acinetobacter spp.
  37. Panagopoulos M, Saint Jean M, Brun D, Guiso N, Bekal S, Ovetchkine P, et al. Bordetella holmesii bacteremia in asplenic children: report of four cases initially misidentified as Acinetobacter lwoffii. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:3762-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We report four cases of B. holmesii bacteremia in asplenic children occurring within the last 4 years. In all cases, B. holmesii was misidentified by an automated system as Acinetobacter lwoffii.
  38. Mara K, Decorosi F, Viti C, Giovannetti L, Papaleo M, Maida I, et al. Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Acinetobacter strains able to degrade diesel fuel. Res Microbiol. 2012;163:161-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Using physiological and molecular methods, the aim of this work was to characterize 17 Acinetobacter strains (13 species) able to use diesel fuel oil as sole carbon and energy source...
  39. Wang Y, Wu C, Zhang Q, Qi J, Liu H, Wang Y, et al. Identification of New Delhi metallo-?-lactamase 1 in Acinetobacter lwoffii of food animal origin. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e37152 pubmed publisher
    ..bla(NDM-1) was identified on a mobile plasmid named pAL-01 in an Acinetobacter lwoffii isolate of chicken origin. Transfer of pAL-01 from this isolate to E...
  40. Santala S, Efimova E, Kivinen V, Larjo A, Aho T, Karp M, et al. Improved triacylglycerol production in Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1 by metabolic engineering. Microb Cell Fact. 2011;10:36 pubmed publisher
    ..model organism for genetic and metabolic studies, and for the natural capability to produce triacylglycerol, Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1 serves as an excellent organism for modelling the effects of metabolic engineering for energy ..
  41. Hu Y, Zhang W, Liang H, Liu L, Peng G, Pan Y, et al. Whole-genome sequence of a multidrug-resistant clinical isolate of Acinetobacter lwoffii. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:5549-50 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter lwoffii has been considered an opportunistic pathogen that can cause nosocomial infections in humans. Here, we present the genome sequence of A...
  42. Zhou Z, Guan R, Yang Y, Chen L, Fu J, Deng Q, et al. Identification of New Delhi metallo-?-lactamase gene (NDM-1) from a clinical isolate of Acinetobacter junii in China. Can J Microbiol. 2012;58:112-5 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Acinetobacter junii was previously shown to possess a MBL phenotype; however, the genes responsible for this phenotype were ..
  43. Queenan A, Pillar C, Deane J, Sahm D, Lynch A, Flamm R, et al. Multidrug resistance among Acinetobacter spp. in the USA and activity profile of key agents: results from CAPITAL Surveillance 2010. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;73:267-70 pubmed publisher
    Multidrug resistance among Acinetobacter spp. leaves few effective antibiotic options for treatment. To monitor antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter spp...
  44. Fu Y, Du X, Ji J, Chen Y, Jiang Y, Yu Y. Epidemiological characteristics and genetic structure of blaNDM-1 in non-baumannii Acinetobacter spp. in China. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012;67:2114-22 pubmed publisher
    ..the epidemiological characteristics and the surrounding genetic structure of bla(NDM-1) in non-baumannii Acinetobacter spp. in China. ..
  45. Sahl J, Gillece J, Schupp J, Waddell V, Driebe E, Engelthaler D, et al. Evolution of a pathogen: a comparative genomics analysis identifies a genetic pathway to pathogenesis in Acinetobacter. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54287 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter baumannii is an emergent and global nosocomial pathogen. In addition to A...
  46. Kaase M, Szabados F, Pfennigwerth N, Anders A, Geis G, Pranada A, et al. Description of the metallo-?-lactamase GIM-1 in Acinetobacter pittii. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014;69:81-4 pubmed publisher
    To characterize the mechanisms involved in the reduced carbapenem susceptibility of five Acinetobacter pittii strains isolated from different regions of Germany.
  47. Wisplinghoff H, Paulus T, Lugenheim M, Stefanik D, Higgins P, Edmond M, et al. Nosocomial bloodstream infections due to Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter pittii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis in the United States. J Infect. 2012;64:282-90 pubmed publisher
    To compare the clinical features and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the clinically most important Acinetobacter species Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter pittii (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter ..
  48. Henao Martinez A, González Fontal G, Johnson S. A case of community-acquired Acinetobacter junii-johnsonii cellulitis. Biomedica. 2012;32:179-81 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter skin and soft tissue infection outside of the traumatic wound setting are rare occurrences. The majority of cases occur in the presence of significant comorbilities and by Acinetobacter baumanii...
  49. Cayô R, Yañez San Segundo L, Pérez del Molino Bernal I, García de la Fuente C, Bermúdez Rodríguez M, Calvo J, et al. Bloodstream infection caused by Acinetobacter junii in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia after allogenic haematopoietic cell transplantation. J Med Microbiol. 2011;60:375-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter junii is a rare human pathogen associated with bacteraemia in neonates and paediatric oncology patients. We present a case of A. junii causing bacteraemia in an adult transplant patient with leukaemia...
  50. Chanika E, Georgiadou D, Soueref E, Karas P, Karanasios E, Tsiropoulos N, et al. Isolation of soil bacteria able to hydrolyze both organophosphate and carbamate pesticides. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:3184-92 pubmed publisher
    Two bacteria identified as Pseudomonas putida and Acinetobacter rhizosphaerae able to rapidly degrade the organophosphate (OP) fenamiphos (FEN) were isolated...
  51. Guerra F, Mendes J, Sousa J, Morais Braga M, Santos B, Melo Coutinho H, et al. Increasing antibiotic activity against a multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter spp by essential oils of Citrus limon and Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:2235-8 pubmed publisher
    The genus Acinetobacter has gained importance in recent years due to involvement in serious infections and antimicrobial resistance...
  52. Park J, Park W. Phenotypic and physiological changes in Acinetobacter sp. strain DR1 with exogenous plasmid. Curr Microbiol. 2011;62:249-54 pubmed publisher
    The genus Acinetobacter has been recognized to take up exogenous DNA from the environment. In this study, we conducted natural transformation with a novel diesel-degrading Acinetobacter sp...
  53. Wang Y, Dowzicky M. In vitro activity of tigecycline and comparators on Acinetobacter spp. isolates collected from patients with bacteremia and MIC change during the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial, 2004 to 2008. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010;68:73-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we examined 1591 isolates of Acinetobacter from blood samples collected from 352 centers globally between 2004 and 2008...
  54. Coyne S, Courvalin P, Perichon B. Efflux-mediated antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter spp. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55:947-53 pubmed publisher
    Among Acinetobacter spp., A. baumannii is the most frequently implicated in nosocomial infections, in particular in intensive care units...
  55. Hongsawat P, Vangnai A. Biodegradation pathways of chloroanilines by Acinetobacter baylyi strain GFJ2. J Hazard Mater. 2011;186:1300-7 pubmed publisher
    The Acinetobacter baylyi strain GFJ2 was isolated from soil that was potentially contaminated with herbicides...
  56. Doughari H, Ndakidemi P, Human I, Benade S. The ecology, biology and pathogenesis of Acinetobacter spp.: an overview. Microbes Environ. 2011;26:101-12 pubmed
    b>Acinetobacter are a major concern because of their rapid development of resistance to a wide range of antimicrobials, and rapid profundity in transformation, surviving desiccation and persisting in the environment for a very long time...
  57. Herrera M, Mobilia L, Posse G. [Comparative evaluation of the sensitivity of Acinetobacter to colistin, using the prediffusion and minimum inhibitory concentration methods: detection of heteroresistant isolates]. Rev Argent Microbiol. 2011;43:115-9 pubmed publisher
    ..and minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) methods for the detection of sensitivity to colistin, and to detect Acinetobacter baumanii-calcoaceticus complex (ABC) heteroresistant isolates to colistin...
  58. Minard G, Tran F, Raharimalala F, Hellard E, Ravelonandro P, Mavingui P, et al. Prevalence, genomic and metabolic profiles of Acinetobacter and Asaia associated with field-caught Aedes albopictus from Madagascar. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2013;83:63-73 pubmed publisher
    The presence of cultivable bacteria Acinetobacter and Asaia was recently demonstrated in the mosquito vector Aedes albopictus. However, it is not known how prevalent these bacteria are in field populations...
  59. Sarovich D, Colman R, Price E, Massire C, Von Schulze A, Waddell V, et al. Molecular genotyping of Acinetobacter spp. isolated in Arizona, USA, using multilocus PCR and mass spectrometry. J Med Microbiol. 2013;62:1295-300 pubmed publisher
    b>Acinetobacter spp. are a diverse group of Gram-negative bacteria frequently implicated in nosocomial infections...
  60. Wang J, He H, Wang M, Wang S, Zhang J, Wei W, et al. Bioaugmentation of activated sludge with Acinetobacter sp. TW enhances nicotine degradation in a synthetic tobacco wastewater treatment system. Bioresour Technol. 2013;142:445-53 pubmed publisher
    Bioaugmentation (BA) using Acinetobacter sp. TW with high nicotine-degrading efficiency was applied in a bioreactor receiving a load of COD (3,200 ± 50 mg/L) and nicotine (1.0 ± 0.1g/L)...
  61. Kawamura Sato K, Wachino J, Kondo T, Ito H, Arakawa Y. Correlation between reduced susceptibility to disinfectants and multidrug resistance among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter species. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010;65:1975-83 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to investigate the susceptibility profiles to disinfectants and antimicrobial agents of 283 non-repetitive Acinetobacter clinical isolates obtained in 97 Japanese hospitals in March 2002.
  62. Gulati A, Sharma N, Vyas P, Sood S, Rahi P, Pathania V, et al. Organic acid production and plant growth promotion as a function of phosphate solubilization by Acinetobacter rhizosphaerae strain BIHB 723 isolated from the cold deserts of the trans-Himalayas. Arch Microbiol. 2010;192:975-83 pubmed publisher
    An efficient phosphate-solubilizing plant growth-promoting Acinetobacter rhizosphaerae strain BIHB 723 exhibited significantly higher solubilization of tricalcium phosphate (TCP) than Udaipur rock phosphate (URP), Mussoorie rock ..
  63. Khongkhaem P, Intasiri A, Luepromchai E. Silica-immobilized Methylobacterium sp. NP3 and Acinetobacter sp. PK1 degrade high concentrations of phenol. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2011;52:448-55 pubmed publisher
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    A total of 5127 Acinetobacter spp. were collected from 140 hospitals in 32 countries in North America (17.1%), Europe (22.9%), Latin America (25.2%), and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region (34.8%)...
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    Novel chatechol/hydroxamate siderophores (named "fimsbactins") were identified in Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 17978 and Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1. The major compound, fimsbactin A, was isolated from low-iron cultures of A...
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    ..Here, we investigated effects of the sulfonamide resistance conferring plasmid pHHV216 on the fitness of Acinetobacter baylyi BD413 in soil after application of manure with or without the sulfonamide antibiotic sulfadiazine (SDZ)...
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    Increase in multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter poses a serious problem in Korea...