Epidemiology and Control of an Outbreak of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the Intensive Care Units

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PURPOSE This study was aimed to describe a vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) outbreak across three intensive care units (ICUs) of a Korean hospital from September 2006 to January 2007 and the subsequent control strategies. MATERIALS AND METHODS We simultaneously implemented multifaceted interventions to control the outbreak, including establishing a… (More)
DOI: 10.3349/ymj.2009.50.5.637

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