Contamination of a milk bank pasteuriser causing a Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit

Gras-Le Guen, C.; Lepelletier, D.; Debillon, T.; Gournay, V.; Espaze, E.; Roze, J. C.
September 2003
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2003, Vol. 88 Issue 5, pF434
Academic Journal
An environmental investigation and ci cohort study were carried out to analyse an outbreak of infection caused by a serotype O10 Pseudomonas aeruginoso in a neonatal intensive care unit. Thirty one cases of infection were recorded, including four Iethai ones. The outbreak was stopped by eradicating the environmental sources, a contaminated milk bank pasteuriser and bottle warmer.


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