Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among pregnant women and newborns in Algeria: Prevalence, molecular characterization, maternal-neonatal transmission, and risk factors for carriage

American Journal of Infection Control
Assia MairiA Pantel

Abstract

The diffusion of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) represents a worldwide public health problem. This study revealed that the prevalence of OXA-48-producing enterobacteria was 4.6% (19/414) and 1.6% (7/422) in mothers and newborns, respectively, from 2 maternity units in Algeria. Previous hospital admission was an independent factor associated with an increased risk of CPE carriage in the mothers (P = .021). The low birth weight was significantly associated with this carriage in the newborns (P = .008). The screening of these bacteria is essential to prevent the dissemination of CPE.

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