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Reality check: should we try to detect and isolate vancomycin-resistant enterococci patients?

Abstract

Antimicrobial resistance, including vancomycin resistance in enterococci (VRE), is a growing problem in healthcare facilities. This “Reality Check” session focused on the question of whether we should try to detect and isolate patients colonized or infected with VRE.

Ostrowsky B, Steinberg JT, Farr B, Sohn AH, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2001 Feb;22(2):116-9

PMID: 11232874

Reality check: should we try to detect and isolate vancomycin-resistant enterococci patients? was last modified: February 1st, 2001 by Ostrowsky B, Steinberg JT, Farr B, Sohn AH, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR