Bacteremic infection with Pediococcus: vancomycin-resistant opportunist.

@article{Barton2001BacteremicIW,
  title={Bacteremic infection with Pediococcus: vancomycin-resistant opportunist.},
  author={Leslie L. Barton and Evelyn D Rider and Ronald W. Coen},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={775-6}
}
Pediococci are recently recognized Gram-positive human pathogens, resistant to vancomycin and generally susceptible to penicillin. Infection in adults has been seen in patients with chronic underlying conditions as well as those with previous abdominal surgery. Two previous infants with congenital gastrointestinal malformations requiring surgical correction have been reported with sepsis attributable to Pediococcus sp. We report a third infant born with gastroschisis who developed Pediococcus… CONTINUE READING

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