Acinetobacter spp. (bacteria incl. MDR)

Acinetobacter spp. (bacteria incl. MDR) The genus Acinetobacter comprises aerobic, nonmotile Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria. It belongs to the Moraxellaceae family. Currently, there are 32 known Acinetobacter subspecies. Several species such…

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Acinetobacter lwoffii (bacterium)

Acinetobacter lwoffii (bacterium) Acinetobacter Iwoffii is an aerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Moraxellaceae family. Acinetobacter lwoffii may lead to catheter-associated urinary tract infection. Community-acquired infections are rare. Transmission mainly occurs…

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Hygiene measures in case of EHEC

Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli, or EHEC for short, are E. coli bacteria able to produce toxins in the body, causing the currently occurring severe EHEC infections. New strain The pathogen responsible…

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Acinetobacter baumannii (bacterium)

Acinetobacter baumannii (bacterium) Acinetobacter baumannii is an aerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Moraxellaceae family. Acinetobacter baumannii triggers catheter-associated urinary tract infection and pneumonia. The microorganism is an increasingly common cause of nosocomial…

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