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Figure 1.4 Changes in the multidrug-resistant rate of Acinetobacter baumannii according to three different definitions, 1997–2008

Definition 1: resistance to carbapenem class (imipenem, meropenem)
Definition 2: resistance to representative agents from at least three antibiotic classes, including aminoglycosides (gentamicin, amikacin), antipseudomonal penicillins (ticarcillin/clavulanic acid, piperacillin/ tazobactam), carbapenems (imipenem, meropenem), cephalosporins (ceftazidime) and fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin)
Definition 3: resistance to all agents or with the exception of amikacin