Table 2.

Nosocomial sources of S. maltophilia

SourceReference(s)
Blood-sampling tubes 129, 378
Central venous/arterial pressure monitors 129
Contact lens care systems 49, 103, 270
Deionized-water dispensers 455
Dialysis machines 130, 422
Disinfectant solutions 455
Hands of health care personnel 419, 433
Hydrotherapy pools 330
Ice-making machines 95,342
Nebulizers and inhalation therapy equipment 274, 275
Necropsy specimens 330
Oxygen analyzers 230
Oxygen humidifier water reservoirs 61
Shaving brushes 305
Shower heads, sink traps, and water faucets 220, 363, 405
Sphygmomanometers 117
Ventilator circuits 255, 433