Staphylococcus aureus Disease Prevention in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

September 14, 2020

Last Updated Month/Year

August 16, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Infant

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Hospital

Intended Users

Epidemiology infection prevention, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Management, Prevention

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D007363 - Intensive Care Units, Neonatal, D015931 - Intensive Care, Neonatal, D013211 - Staphylococcus aureus


infection prevention, Staphylococcus, Staphylococcus aureus, NICU, neonatal intensive care unit

Source Citation

Akinboyo IC, Zangwill KM, Berg WM, Cantey JB, Huizinga B, Milstone AM. SHEA neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) white paper series: Practical approaches to Staphylococcus aureus disease prevention. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Nov;41(11):1251-1257. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.51. Epub 2020 Sep 14. PMID: 32921340.