Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin in Sanprasitthiprasong Hospital.

@article{Panomket2014MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin in Sanprasitthiprasong Hospital.},
  author={Pawana Panomket and Suthinee Thirat and Surasak Wanram and Rungnapa Pankla Sranujit},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 Suppl 4},
  pages={S7-11}
}
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus is a species of bacteria that causes a number of diseases and more than 60% of it is presently resistant to methicillin. Vancomycin is the drug of choice for the eradication of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the susceptibility of heterogeneous vancomycin intermediate S. aureus (hVISA) and vancomycin intermediate S. aureus (VISA) to vancomycin by standard disk diffusion, microbroth dilution, a one-point… CONTINUE READING

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