This section aims to publish studies looking at infection prevention and control in the healthcare setting and includes disinfection, sterilization, and antisepsis, alongside hand hygiene, surveillance and other interventions.
The molecular characterisation of Escherichia coli K1 isolated from neonatal nasogastric feeding tubes
The most common cause of Gram-negative bacterial neonatal meningitis is E. coli K1. It has a mortality rate of 10–15 %, and neurological sequelae in 30–50 % of cases. Infections can be attributable to nosocomial ...
Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2015 15:449