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Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit and special care nursery at a tertiary-care hospital in Australia - A retrospective case-control study

Andersson, Patiyan; Beckingham, Wendy D; Gorrie, Claire Louise; Kennedy, Karina; Daveson, Kathryn; Ballard, Susan; Chen, Ming; Roper, Katrina; Coatsworth, Nicholas


Objective: We investigated the risk factors and origins of the first known occurrence of VRE colonization in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Canberra Hospital. Design: A retrospective case-control study. Setting: A 21-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and a 15-bed special care nursey (SCN) in a tertiary-care adult and pediatric hospital in Australia. Patients: All patients admitted to the NICU and SCN over the outbreak period: January–May 2017. Of these, 14...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1017/ice.2019.41


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