An outbreak of bloodstream infection due to extensively resistant Acinetobacter baumannii among neonates


Ulu-Kilic A. , GÜNDOĞDU A. , CEVAHİR F., KILIÇ H. , GÜNEŞ T. , Alp E.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.46, no.2, pp.154-158, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.007
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.154-158
  • Keywords: Neonate, Bacteremia, Umblical catheter, Intensive care unit, Infant, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, CRITERIA

Abstract

Background: Extensively resistant Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged and spread worldwide as a significant cause of health care-associated infections and outbreaks. It also causes life-threatening infections among neonates, including bacteremia. The aim of this study was to investigate an outbreak of A baumannii bacteremia (ABB) among neonates.