Reduction in colonization and nosocomial infection by multiresistant bacteria in a neonatal unit after institution of educational measures and restriction in the use of cephalosporins.

@article{Calil2001ReductionIC,
  title={Reduction in colonization and nosocomial infection by multiresistant bacteria in a neonatal unit after institution of educational measures and restriction in the use of cephalosporins.},
  author={Roseli Calil and S{\'e}rgio Tadeu Martins Marba and Angela von Nowakonski and Ant{\^o}nia Teresinha Tresoldi},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={133-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous administration of third-generation cephalosporins predisposes to colonization and infections by multiresistant Enterobacter sp. The emergence of multiresistant bacteria infections in a neonatal unit during 1995, especially Enterobacter cloacae, stimulated this study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of measures to control colonization and nosocomial infection by multiresistant bacteria in a neonatal unit. SETTING A tertiary care university hospital. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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