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Table 1 Detection of S. capitis NRCS-A among 33 specimens collected in the environment of S. capitis infected neonates (cases, n = 3) or non-infected neonates (controls, n = 3)

From: Sources and reservoirs of Staphylococcus capitis NRCS-A inside a NICU

  Cases Controls  
A B C A B C  
Incubator (n = 12) 9 11 10 1 10 9  
Equipment devoted to the patient (n = 11) 4 7 7 1 3 6  
Equipment of the setting (n = 10) 0 7 1 0 1 2  
Total 13 25 18 2 14 17  
Chi 2 comparison 56/99 33/99 p < 0,01