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Linking antimicrobial use to nosocomial infections: the role of a combined laboratory-epidemiology approach

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McDonald LC, Jarvis WR

Ann. Intern. Med. 1998 Aug;129(3):245-7

PMID: 9696734

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Outbreak of Acinetobacter spp. bloodstream infections in a nursery associated with contaminated aerosols and air conditioners

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BACKGROUND: Acinetobacter spp. are multidrug-resistant bacteria that grow well in water and cause infections with unexplained, increased summer prevalence. In August, 1996, eight infants acquired Acinetobacter spp. bloodstream infection (A-BSI) while in a nursery in the Bahamas; three infants died and an investigation was initiated.… Read more