Severe cutaneous aspergillosis in a premature neonate linked to nonsterile disposable glove contamination

American Journal of Infection Control, 05/25/2012

After having eliminated a dysfunction of the hospital’s ventilation system and any other possible environmental reservoir, the investigation of a fatal case of primary cutaneous aspergillosis in a neonate with extremely low birth weight led to the conclusion that nonsterile disposable gloves kept stored in their native packages were the likely source of contamination.

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