Molecular typing of isolates revealed that neonatal coagulase-negative staphylococcal (CONS) septicemia is most frequently caused by predominant, antibiotic-resistant CONS types, which are widely distributed among both neonates and staff of the neonatal unit, suggesting cross-contamination. Therefore, infection control measures may be valuable in the prevention of this common nosocomial septicemia.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - Sep-2001|
- METHICILLIN RESISTANCE