Nearly all premature babies receive antibiotics in their first weeks of life to ward off or treat potentially deadly bacterial infections. Such drugs are lifesavers, but they also cause long-lasting collateral...

The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating four Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark. The Department first became aware...

Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for an infectious diarrhea known as Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection, according to a new evidence-based white paper published this...

Outbreaks of the fungal pathogen Candida auris (C. auris) in healthcare settings, particularly in intensive care units (ICUs), may be linked to multi-use patient equipment, such as thermometers, according...

An increase in the presence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA in the Ottawa Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) was first reported in mid-November when four babies were reported...

In an update of the Bacillus cereus outbreak affecting NICUs in England hospitals shows  the total number of cases linked to its investigation of blood poisoning (septicemia) in babies being treated...