A neonatal specialist with recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage implicated in the transmission of MRSA to newborns.

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_69DC51DF241F
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
A neonatal specialist with recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage implicated in the transmission of MRSA to newborns.
Journal
Infection control and hospital epidemiology
Author(s)
Méan M., Mallaret M.R., Andrini P., Recule C., Debillon T., Pavese P., Croizé J.
ISSN
0899-823X (Print)
ISSN-L
0899-823X
Publication state
Published
Issued date
05/2007
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
28
Number
5
Pages
625-628
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
This study reports an investigation of outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and colonization involving 17 newborns in the neonatal unit of a teaching hospital. A neonatal specialist colonized with MRSA that eventually became mupirocin-resistant was implicated as a recurrent source of transmission of MRSA to newborns.

Keywords
Academic Medical Centers, Anti-Bacterial Agents/administration & dosage, Carrier State/microbiology, Carrier State/prevention & control, Cross Infection/prevention & control, Cross Infection/transmission, Disease Outbreaks, Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial, France/epidemiology, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient/prevention & control, Methicillin Resistance, Middle Aged, Mupirocin/administration & dosage, Nasal Mucosa/microbiology, Neonatology, Staphylococcal Infections/epidemiology, Staphylococcal Infections/prevention & control, Staphylococcal Infections/transmission, Staphylococcus aureus/drug effects, Staphylococcus aureus/isolation & purification, Umbilical Cord/microbiology
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