Neonatal ward in Bremen is closed down again after two more deaths of babies

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 06 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1680
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. 1Heidelberg

The neonatal ward and maternity unit at the Central Bremen Hospital closed on 29 February after the recurrence of extended spectrum β lactamase (ESBL) Klebsiella pneumoniae infection and the deaths of two more babies.

The ward closed for two months in November 2011 after three premature babies died from infections with multiresistant bacteria (BMJ 2011;343:d7396, doi:10.1136/bmj.d7396 …

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