Recurrent episodes of shock-like syndrome caused by the same strain of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a pediatric patient.

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We present the case of a hospitalized pediatric patient with short bowel syndrome who was dependent upon total parenteral nutrition for 17 months. Shortly after admission she became colonized with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) and developed 12 distinct episodes of serious infection associated with it. The course of VRE colonization and… (More)

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@article{Papp2003RecurrentEO, title={Recurrent episodes of shock-like syndrome caused by the same strain of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a pediatric patient.}, author={Laszlo Papp and David F McNeeley and Steven J. Projan and Patricia A Bradford and Adam Frost and Mirjana Nesin}, journal={Microbial drug resistance}, year={2003}, volume={9 3}, pages={307-12} }