Timeline of 12 patients with healthcare-associated multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDR-Ab) during the epidemic period. This timeline depicts the 12 patients who were identified as MDR-Ab carriers from August to November 2009. Patient’s duration in the intensive care unit, exposure to bronchofiberscopy, and the positive culture of unrelated strains or outbreak strain are indicated in the figure. Asterisks indicate cases.
Xia et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:335 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-335