In-vitro Activity of Carbapenem/Sulbactam Combination against Acinetobacter baumannii Strains

Sanguzel F., Sumerkan B., Metan G.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.1, pp.15-18, 2010 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-18
  • Keywords: Acinetobacter baumannii, Carbapenems, Sulbactam, Synergy
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Carbapenems and sulbactam are often the drug of choice for the treatment of infections due to multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. The present study aimed to evaluate the in vitro synergistic activity between carbapenem and sulbactam against A. baumannii isolated from blood cultures of patients.