Outbreak of colonization by carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit: Investigation, control measures and assessment.


We describe an outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit and assess the effect of infection control measures. Our assessment indicates that active surveillance culture is very useful in identifying multidrug-resistant organisms and its prevention from transmission. Besides contact precaution, environment… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.038


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