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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Winking, Torben Christian; Wüllenweber, Jörg; Kipp, Frank; Rieger-Fackeldey, Esther 
Title:
Microbiological monitoring of continuous positive airway pressure and resuscitation equipment in very-low birth weight infants. 
Abstract:
BackgroundTo investigate the colonization of respiratory equipment and the rate of respiratory infections of very-low birth weight (VLBW) infants.MethodsThe prospective study includes 26 VLBW infants on continuous airway pressure (CPAP) from September until December 2012. Swabs from respiratory equipment and colonization/infections were evaluated.ResultsA total of 603 swabs was cultured with 298 isolates; 59% of cultures from CPAP equipment (n=337; 95% confidence interval (CI; 54; 64)) and 19...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Res 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
83 
Journal issue:
1-1 
Pages contribution:
78-82 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0031-3998 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin