Pseudo-outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a tertiary care hospital


NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, vol.32, no.3, pp.273-276, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : NEW MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.273-276


The aim of this study was to describe a pseudo-outbreak due to Serratia marcescens associated with laboratory contamination, and also the epidemiologic and laboratory methods used to determine the source of contamination.