A cluster of nosocomial Klebsiella oxytoca, bloodstream infections in a university hospital


ŞARDAN Y. Ç. , Zarakolu P., Altun B. , YİLDİRİM A., YİLDİRİM G., Hascelik G., ...More

INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, vol.25, no.10, pp.878-882, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1086/502313
  • Title of Journal : INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.878-882

Abstract

BACKGROUND: On February 19, 2003, four patients (patients 1-4) in the neurology ward underwent cranial magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and developed fever within I hour afterward. Klebsiella oxytoca was isolated from blood cultures of patients 1 through 3.