Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 5th, 2006
"The risk of nosocomial infection due to Staphylococcus aureus in full-term newborns is higher under hospital conditions where there are overcrowded nurseries and inadequate infection control techniques.
"We report on an outbreak of skin infection in a Maternity Nursery (May 21, 2000) and the measures undertaken to bring the epidemic under control," investigators in Italy report.
According to the authors, "These measures included: separating neonates already present in the nursery on August 23, 2000 from ones newly arriving by...
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