Cronobacter spp. as emerging causes of healthcare-associated infection.

  title={Cronobacter spp. as emerging causes of healthcare-associated infection.},
  author={Ondřej Hol{\'y} and Stephen James Forsythe},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={86 3},
BACKGROUND Until recently, members of the Cronobacter genus (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii) were a relatively unknown cause of nosocomial infections. However, their association with infant infections, particularly through the consumption of contaminated reconstituted infant formula in neonatal intensive care units, has resulted in international efforts to improve neonatal health care. AIM To investigate current understanding of this emergent group of bacterial pathogens and the… CONTINUE READING
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