PREVALENCE OF VANCOMYCIN RESISTANCE IN METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

@inproceedings{Parviz2014PREVALENCEOV,
  title={PREVALENCE OF VANCOMYCIN RESISTANCE IN METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS},
  author={Mohajeri Parviz and Farahani Abbas and Davoodabadi Abolfazl and Ghaderi Omar and Rahnema Mohsen and Heidarzadeh Siamak},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract: Background & Aims: Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common pathogens in nosocomial infections. Vancomycin is the most important therapeutic drug of choice for treatment of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains. Therefore, vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) or vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) strains are warnings for the medical community. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING