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  1. Hexachlorophane powder and neonatal staphylococcal infection.

    Article - En anglais

    An outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus infections occurred following discontinuation of antiseptic cord care on a neonatal unit.

    Multiple phage types were involved.

    The most common site of infection was the umbilicus, In addition, there were two clusters of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infection and one due to Streptococcus pyogenes.

    The outbreak was rapidly controlled by the reintroduction of hexachlorophane powder for cord care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Staphylococcie, Bactériose, Infection, Staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcaceae, Micrococcales, Bactérie, Hexachlorophène, Antiseptique, Poudre, Nouveau né, Homme, Désinfection, Cordon ombilical, Prévention, Hygiène

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Staphylococcal infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcaceae, Micrococcales, Bacteria, Antiseptic, Powder, Newborn, Human, Disinfection, Umbilical cord, Prevention, Hygiene

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0567874

    Code Inist : 002B02S03. Création : 09/06/1995.