Molecular characterization and risk factors for carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli colonization in children: emergence of NDM-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in a newborn intensive care unit in Turkey


Karaaslan A., Soysal A., Gelmez G. , Kadayifci E. , Soyletir G., Bakir M.

JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, vol.92, no.1, pp.67-72, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.09.011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-72
  • Keywords: Acinetobacter baumannii, Carbapenem resistance, Children, Colonization, Gram-negative bacilli, NDM, METALLO-BETA-LACTAMASES, KLEBSIELLA-PNEUMONIAE, NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION, MULTIPLEX PCR, ACQUISITION, ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, GENES

Abstract

Background: Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli are responsible for more than 50% of healthcare-associated infections. Colonization dynamics, characteristics, and risk factor data for CR-GNB are scarce in children.