Nosocomial infection by Staphylococcus haemolyticus and typing methods for epidemiological study.


A patient with chronic myelogenous leukemia became colonized with a Staphylococcus haemolyticus strain and experienced a septic episode caused by this strain during a cytostatic course. The strain was multiply resistant to antibiotics; the MIC and MBC of vancomycin were 2 and 4 mg/liter, and the MIC and MBC of teicoplanin were 4 and 16 mg/liter… (More)


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