Which histologic findings are characteristic of Acinetobacter infection?

Updated: Nov 27, 2018
  • Author: Shirin A Mazumder, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Histological changes caused by Acinetobacter infection are indistinguishable from those caused by other aerobic gram-negative bacilli, except those associated with vessel invasion and cavitation, eg, Klebsiella pneumoniae and P aeruginosa.


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