Multicenter Study of Hand Carriage of Potential Pathogens by Neonatal ICU Healthcare Personnel.
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<p>A multicenter surveillance study was performed to determine the rates of hand carriage of potential pathogens among healthcare personnel in four neonatal intensive care units. Staphylococcus aureus, enterococci, and gram-negative bacilli were recovered from 8%, 3%, and 2% of 1000 hand culture samples, respectively.</p>
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc