A Chryseobacterium meningosepticum outbreak observed in 3 clusters involving both neonatal and non-neonatal pediatric patients.

@article{Ceyhan2008ACM,
  title={A Chryseobacterium meningosepticum outbreak observed in 3 clusters involving both neonatal and non-neonatal pediatric patients.},
  author={Mehmet Akif Ceyhan and Inci Yildirim and Alper Tekeli and Murat Yurdakok and Ebru Us and Belgin Altun and Tezer Kutluk and Arzu Cengiz and Venhar Gurbuz and Cagri Barin and Arzu Bağdat and Duygu Uçkan Çetinkaya and Deniz Gur and Onur Tuncel},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          453-7
        }
}
Three clusters of Chryseobacterium meningosepticum infections in a tertiary health center in July 2006 and January 2007 involving 8 newborns and 5 older children were investigated. The index patient was from the neonatal intensive care unit, and the older patients were from other pediatric wards. Cultures were obtained from the environment and from health care workers' hands as part of an outbreak investigation. C meningosepticum was isolated from hand cultures obtained from a senior resident… CONTINUE READING

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