AbstractObjective: To describe an outbreak of extended-spectrum betalactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in an intermediate-risk neonatal unit.
Methods:After the identification of the first cases, the situation was regarded as an outbreak, and basic preventive measures against nosocomial infections were strictly enforced, and possible sources of dissemination were investigated.
Results:The outbreak lasted for 6 months and affected 36 newborn infants, causing seven infections and 29 colonizations. In the …
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