Neonatal nosocomial pneumococcal infections acquired by patient-to-patient transmission. Academic Article uri icon


  • A case of neonatal nosocomial pneumococcal sepsis acquired by patient-to-patient transmission and confirmed by phenotypic and genotypic typing is documented. To the best of our knowledge this is the first documented case of neonatal nosocomial person-to-person transmission.

publication date

  • January 1, 2002