High prevalence of ESBL-positive bacteria in an obstetrics emergency hospital and neonatal care unit-Haiti, 2016
SourceInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39, 11, (2018), pp. 1381-1383
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Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
SubjectRadboudumc 4: lnfectious Diseases and Global Health RIHS: Radboud Institute for Health Sciences
A point-prevalence survey of mothers and neonates admitted to an obstetrics emergency hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, revealed that 13 of 127 gram-negative bacteria isolates (10%) from rectal swabs were ESBL-positive in women and 30 of 59 gram-negative bacteria isolates (51%) from rectal swabs were ESBL-positive in neonates. Length of hospital stay and antibiotic consumption were risk factors for ESBL colonization.
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