Advances in neonatal care have led to the increasing survival of smaller and sicker infants, but nosocomial infections continue to be a serious problem, associated with increased mortality rates, immediate and long-term morbidity, prolonged hospital stay, and increased cost of care. We report a case of hospital-acquired sepsis in a preterm baby secondary to Klebsiella oxytoca, resulting from contaminated intravenous fluid. (C) 2019 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Intravenous fluid contaminated with Klebsiella oxytoca as a source of sepsis in a preterm newborn
Eshetu, B., Gashaw, M., Berhane, M., Abdissa, A., McClure, E. M., Goldenberg, R. L., & Muhe, L. M. (2019). Intravenous fluid contaminated with Klebsiella oxytoca as a source of sepsis in a preterm newborn: Case report. American Journal of Infection Control, 47(7), 840-842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.12.025