Prompt control of an outbreak caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Cantey2013PromptCO,
  title={Prompt control of an outbreak caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={Joseph B. Cantey and Pranavi Sreeramoju and Mambarambath A Jaleel and Sylvia C Trevino and Rita M Gander and Linda S. Hynan and Jennifer N. Hill and Cari E Brown and Wendy K Chung and Jane Siegel and Pablo J. S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={672-9.e1-3}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of a set of multidisciplinary interventions aimed at limiting patient-to-patient transmission of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL-KP) during a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) outbreak, and to identify risk factors associated with ESBL-KP colonization and disease in this setting. STUDY DESIGN A 61-infant cohort present in the NICU during an outbreak of ESBL-KP from April 26, 2011, to May 16, 2011, was studied… CONTINUE READING
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