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Volume 24, Number 9—September 2018

Elizabethkingia anophelis and Association with Tap Water and Handwashing, Singapore

Chee-Fu YungComments to Author , Matthias Maiwald, Liat H. Loo, Han Y. Soong, Chin B. Tan, Phaik K. Lim, Ling Li, Natalie WH Tan, Chia-Yin Chong, Nancy Tee, Koh C. Thoon, and Yoke H. Chan
Author affiliations: KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.

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Table 2

Potential transmission route of E. anophelis via handwashing for 2 hospital staff, Children’s Intensive Care Unit, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, May 2017

Hands culture result
Staff A
Staff B
Before handwashing Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus sp. Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus sp.
After handwashing with chlorhexidine soap Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus sp. E. anophelis
After use of alcohol-based hand rub No growth No growth

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