Patients who are immunosuppressed, have diabetes, or who are hospitalized (especially in intensive care units) are at increased risk for this infection.
Patients present with symptoms compatible with the site of infection (for example, patients with pneumonia will have respiratory symptoms compatible with pneumonia). Fever is common. Laboratory studies will frequently reveal leukocytosis. The organism grows readily in standard culture media, and infection can be diagnosed by isolating the organism.
041.85 – Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
446156008 – Infection due to multidrug resistant Acinetobacter