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BACKGROUND Extended spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL-Kp) infection can cause significant morbidity and mortality in neonates. We investigated a nosocomial ESBL-Kp outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the University Hospital of Larissa (UHL), Central Greece. METHODS A total of sixty-four ESBL-Kp were studied;… (More)
We report an outbreak of echovirus 6 meningitis in a neonatal intensive care unit in central Greece from July to August 2011. The most probable source of the outbreak was a mother; during hospitalization, her neonate was initially infected, followed by 7 more. Stricter infection control measures were implemented, and no other cases have been observed.