Outbreak of Ampicillin/Piperacillin-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Investigation and Control Measures

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Fabbri, Giuliana ; Panico, Manuela ; Dallolio, Laura ; Suzzi, Roberta ; Ciccia, Matilde ; Sandri, Fabrizio ; Farruggia, Patrizia (2013)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 10, issue 3, pages 808-815 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph10030808, pmc: PMC3709286
  • Subject: disease outbreak | R | Neonatal intensive care unit | Klebsiella pneumonia | neonatal intensive care units | outbreak | infection control | Medicine | <i>Klebsiella pneumonia</i> | Article | Klebsiella pneumoniae

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a frequent cause of infectious outbreaks in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). The aim of this paper is to describe an outbreak occurred in a 13-bed NICU and the control measures adopted in order to interrupt the chain of transmission. We de... View more
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