Investigation and Control of an Outbreak of Imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

  title={Investigation and Control of an Outbreak of Imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit},
  author={Ki Bae Hong and H. Oh and Jeong Suk Song and J. Lim and Dong Ki Kang and Ihn Suk Son and J. Park and E. Kim and H. Lee and E. H. Choi},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  • Ki Bae Hong, H. Oh, +7 authors E. H. Choi
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
  • Background: This study investigated the clinical details and epidemiology of the imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (IRAB) outbreak that occurred at a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and describes successful outcome of the implemented infection control measures. Methods: With the recognition of 3 clustered cases with IRAB bacteremia at the PICU of Seoul National University Children’s Hospital, Korea, from August to September 2010, the following outbreak control strategies were… CONTINUE READING
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