Genome sequences of four Acinetobacter baumannii- A. calcoaceticus complex isolates from combat-related infections sustained in the Middle East

Patrick Ketter, M. Neal Guentzel, James P. Chambers, James Jorgensen, Clinton K. Murray, Andrew P. Cap, Jieh Juen Yu, Mark Eppinger, Bernard P. Arulanandam

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Abstract

Acinetobacter baumannii is among the most prevalent bacterial causes of combat-related infections on the battlefield. Antibiotic resistance and a poor understanding of the protective host immune responses make treatment difficult. Here, we report the genome sequences of four clinical Acinetobacter baumannii-A. calcoaceticus complex isolates exhibiting significant differences in virulence in a mouse sepsis model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00026-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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