Bloodstream infections with vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

  title={Bloodstream infections with vancomycin-resistant enterococci.},
  author={Marisa A Montecalvo and David K Shay and Pragna Patel and L Tacsa and Susan A. Maloney and William Robert Jarvis and Gary P. Wormser},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={156 13},
OBJECTIVES To describe the population in whom bloodstream infections with vancomycin-resistant enterococci occur and the clinical and microbiologic features of infection. METHODS From June 1, 1991, to January 31, 1994, 73 patients with bloodstream infections with vancomycin-resistant enterococci were identified by retrospective review of hospital charts and microbiology records. RESULTS Fifty-two (73%) of 71 patients with evaluable data were hospitalized in an intensive care, unit, the… CONTINUE READING


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