Enterobacter cloacae sepsis outbreak in a newborn unit caused by contaminated total parenteral nutrition solution.

@article{Tresoldi2000EnterobacterCS,
  title={Enterobacter cloacae sepsis outbreak in a newborn unit caused by contaminated total parenteral nutrition solution.},
  author={Ant{\^o}nia Teresinha Tresoldi and Maria Clara Padoveze and Pl{\'i}nio Trabasso and John F. Veiga and S{\'e}rgio Tadeu Martins Marba and Angela von Nowakonski and Maria Luiza Moretti Branchini},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={258-61}
}
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to investigate an outbreak caused by Enterobacter cloacae in a neonate intensive care unit. DESIGN A descriptive study of an outbreak of sepsis in high-risk neonates was used. SETTING The study was set in a tertiary care university teaching hospital. PATIENTS The patients were 11 neonates infected with Enterobacter cloacae whose symptoms and signs of sepsis developed during a 16-hour period. All but one neonate received parenteral nutrition. Isolates from blood… CONTINUE READING
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