Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC® BAA-1605)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to Ceftazidime, Gentamicin, Ticarcillin, Piperacillin, Aztreonam, Cefepime, Ciprofloxacin, Imipenem, and Meropemem.
Sensitive to Amikacin and Tobramycin
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AE Simor
Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
References

Stuart, T.L., et.al. Acinetobacter baumannii in casualties retuning from Afghanistan. Can J of Infect Control 2007 Fall; 22(3): 152-154.

Tien H.C., et.al. Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter infections in critically injured Canadian forces soldiers. BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 14;7:95.