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OBJECTIVE The study aimed to assess whether maternal colonization with Staphylococcus aureus during pregnancy or at delivery was associated with infant staphylococcal colonization. METHODS For this prospective cohort study, women were enrolled at 34 to 37 weeks of gestation between 2007 and 2009. Nasal and vaginal swabs for culture were obtained at(More)
Multidrug resistance associated with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) and Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) among K. pneumoniae is endemic in southern Europe. We retrospectively analyzed the impact of resistance on the appropriateness of empirical therapy and treatment outcomes of K. pneumoniae bloodstream infections (BSIs) during a 2-year(More)
Infections caused by gram-negative bacteria (GNB) resistant to multiple classes of antibiotics are increasing in many hospitals. Extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in particular are now endemic in many parts of the world and represent a serious public health threat. In this era, antimicrobial(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This analysis and report are based on data collected by the staff and members of the AmeriCorps Farm to School programs in Wisconsin. The UW-Madison Wisconsin Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes is a contractor of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services under which this report was issued. Wubben for assistance in coordinating data(More)
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