Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 7th, 2004
According to published research from France, "In the first week of December 2002, three infants hospitalized in the neonatal department of our hospital had blood cultures positive with Enterobacter cloacae.
"Screening cultures and genotyping showed that 10 of 25 screened patients also carried E. cloacae and that nine isolates belonged to the same clone as that responsible for all three bacteremias. This epidemic cluster was limited to one of the two units of the department."
"Surveillance of both units continued until the end of March...
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