Enterococcal-type glycopeptide resistance genes in non-enterococcal organisms.

@article{Patel2000EnterococcaltypeGR,
  title={Enterococcal-type glycopeptide resistance genes in non-enterococcal organisms.},
  author={Robin Patel},
  journal={FEMS microbiology letters},
  year={2000},
  volume={185 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
Although the emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci can be attributed, in part, to the increasing use of vancomycin in clinical practice, and glycopeptide use in animal husbandry, the origins of the enterococcal vancomycin resistance genes are not clear. The vancomycin resistance-associated genes in Enterococcus gallinarum, Enterococcus casseliflavus/flavescens, Lactobacillus spp., Leuconostoc spp., Pediococcus spp., and Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, are not the source of the high-level… CONTINUE READING
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