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Volume 23, Number 5—May 2017

Virulence Analysis of Bacillus cereus Isolated after Death of Preterm Neonates, Nice, France, 2013

Romain Lotte, Anne-Laure Hérissé, Yasmina Berrouane, Laurène Lotte, Florence Casagrande, Luce Landraud, Sabine Herbin, Nalini Ramarao, Laurent BoyerComments to Author , and Raymond RuimyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France (R. Lotte, A.-L. Hérissé, Y. Berrouane, L. Lotte, F. Casagrande, L. Landraud, R. Ruimy); Université de Nice Côte d’Azur, INSERM, C3M, Nice (R. Lotte, L. Lotte, L. Landraud, L. Boyer, R. Ruimy); INSERM U1065, C3M, Team 6, Nice (R. Lotte, L. Boyer, R. Ruimy); Food Safety Laboratory, Maison Alfort, France (S. Herbin); Micalis Institute, INRA, AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, Jouy-en-Josas, France (N. Ramarao)

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Table 1

Microbiological results of environmental sampling after deaths of 2 preterm neonates with Bacillus cereus infection, Nice, France, 2013*

Environmental site No. positive/no. samples tested
Incubator, first newborn 3/7
Incubator, second newborn 0/7
Ultrasonographic probe 1/1
Bench surface used for bottle feeding 1/1
Control incubator 1 0/4
Control incubator 2 0/4
Control ultrasonographic probe 0/1
Heated humidifier for 2 control incubators 0/2
Wet bulb for 2 control incubators 0/2
Heating ramp for control incubator 1 0/1
Control incubator mattresses 0/2
Babies’ sheets 0/1
Towels 0/1
Sterile field 0/1
Ultrasound gel dispenser bottles 0/2
Used ultrasound gel 0/1
Air filtration/ventilation equipment 0/1
Air flow sensor for ventilator 0/1
Heating unit for ventilator 0/1
Food refrigerator 0/1
Various cutlery 0/2

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