Study of an outbreak of Enterobacter cloacae sepsis in a neonatal intensive care unit: the application of epidemiologic chromosome profiling by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.

@article{Liu2002StudyOA,
  title={Study of an outbreak of Enterobacter cloacae sepsis in a neonatal intensive care unit: the application of epidemiologic chromosome profiling by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.},
  author={S C Liu and H H Leu and Muh-Yong Yen and P. -I. Lee and M P Chou},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={381-5}
}
OBJECTIVE From October 1996 to March 1997, a cluster of 11 cases of neonatal sepsis caused by Enterobacter cloacae with similar antimicrobial susceptibility patterns occurred in a neonatal intensive care unit. This outbreak prompted an investigation. METHOD Twelve isolates obtained from 6 neonatal patients who developed E cloacae sepsis during the… CONTINUE READING