Frequency and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Multidrug Resistant Acinetobacter Species in Sharif Medical City Hospital, Lahore

Hospital-acquired or nosocomial infections are a major challenge to patient safety. They are the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. A total of 1.7 million hospital-acquired infections occur and approximately 99,000 deaths are associated with hospital-acquired infections. Gram negative bacteria account for greater than 30% of hospital-acquired infections.1 Nosocomial pathogens and multidrug