A Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit was successfully managed by rapid hospital hygiene interventions and screening.

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AIM Serratia marcescens is a rare, but important, pathogen in hospital-acquired infections, especially in neonatal units. Outbreaks may cause significant mortality among neonates. This study describes how an outbreak of S. marcescens was handled in a neonatal intensive care unit in Finland in June 2015. METHODS Tampere University Hospital is the only… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/apa.14132

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