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High third-generation cephalosporin resistant Enterobacteriaceae prevalence rate among neonatal infections in Dakar, Senegal

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, October 2016
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Title
High third-generation cephalosporin resistant Enterobacteriaceae prevalence rate among neonatal infections in Dakar, Senegal
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BMC Infectious Diseases, October 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-1935-y
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Sebastien Breurec, Coralie Bouchiat, Jean-Marie Sire, Olivier Moquet, Raymond Bercion, Moussa Fafa Cisse, Philippe Glaser, Ousmane Ndiaye, Sidy Ka, Helene Salord, Abdoulaye Seck, Haby Signate Sy, Remy Michel, Benoit Garin

Abstract

Neonatal infection constitutes one of Senegal's most important public health problems, with a mortality rate of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births. Between January 2007 and March 2008, 242 neonates with suspected infection were recruited at three neonatal intensive care units in three major tertiary care centers in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Neonatal infections were confirmed by positive bacterial blood or cerebrospinal fluid culture. The microbiological pattern of neonatal infections and the antibiotic susceptibility of the isolates were characterized. In addition, the genetic basis for antibiotic resistance and the genetic background of third-generation cephalosporin-resistant (3GC-R) Enterobacteriaceae were studied. A bacteriological infection was confirmed in 36.4 % (88/242) of neonates: 22.7 % (30/132) during the early-onset and 52.7 % (58/110) during the late-onset periods (p > 0.20). Group B streptococci accounted for 6.8 % of the 88 collected bacterial isolates, while most of them were Enterobacteriaceae (n = 69, 78.4 %). Of these, 55/69 (79.7 %) were 3GC-R. The bla CTX-M-15 allele, the bla SHV and the bla TEM were highly prevalent (63.5, 65.4 and 53.8 %, respectively), usually associated with qnr genes (65.4 %). Clonally related strains of 3GC-R Klebsiella pneumoniae and 3GC-R Enterobacter cloacae, the two most commonly recovered 3GC-R Enterobacteriaceae (48/55), were detected at the three hospitals, underlining the role of cross-transmission in their spread. The overall case fatality rate was 18.6 %. Measures should be taken to prevent nosocomial infections and the selection of resistant bacteria.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 67 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 11 16%
Researcher 10 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 12%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 7%
Other 10 15%
Unknown 16 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 24 36%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 4%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 3%
Other 6 9%
Unknown 18 27%

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#4,251,893
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#89
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