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Antibiogram of Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from Intensive Care Unit at Prof. dr. I.G.N.G. Ngoerah Hospital in 2020-2022

  • Indramawan Setyojatmiko ,
  • Ni Nengah Dwi Fatmawati ,
  • Ni Made Adi Tarini ,


Background: Acinetobacter baumannii infection is a severe problem since it tends to be multi-resistant to many antibiotics. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of A. baumannii isolated from blood, urine, and sputum cultures and their antibiotic resistance patterns.

Methods: Data of A. baumanii isolated from clinical specimens of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards patients were collected retrospectively from laboratory records in the Clinical Microbiology Department of Prof. Dr. I. G. N. G. Ngoerah General Hospital during 2020-2022. Identification and antimicrobial susceptibility tests were conducted using the Vitek-2 Compact system (bioMérieux, France). Isolates resistant to ≥ 3 antibiotic classes were categorized as multidrug-resistant (MDR) A. baumanii.

Results: A. baumanii collected from sputum, blood, and urine in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards were 63%, 13%, and 7.5% from 2020 until 2022. Most A. baumanii isolates in 2020, 2021, and 2022 were susceptible to Amikacin, which was 75%, 78%, and 76%, respectively. Furthermore, the isolates that were susceptible to Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole were 66%, 81%, and 72%, followed by Tigecycline, 80%, 61%, and 56% respectively. A. baumanii, however, showed low sensitivity to Meropenem even though susceptibility is getting higher each year. Almost all the isolates were resistant to ceftriaxone.

Conclusions: Acinetobacter baumannii isolates isolated during 2020-2022 showed high resistance to penicillin, cephalosporin and fluoroquinolones. Although A. baumanii was resistant to carbapenem, its susceptibility tends to increase throughout the 3 years of this study. These data could be considered for empirical therapy of A. baumanii infections.


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Setyojatmiko, I., Fatmawati, N. N. D., & Tarini, N. M. A. (2023). Antibiogram of Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from Intensive Care Unit at Prof. dr. I.G.N.G. Ngoerah Hospital in 2020-2022. Intisari Sains Medis, 14(3), 1023–1027.




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