VRE fecal colonization/infection in cancer patients

  title={VRE fecal colonization/infection in cancer patients},
  author={Kenneth V. I. Rolston and Yan Jiang and M Matar},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
We read with interest the article by Dubberke et al. regarding their experience with vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bloodstream infections in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) unit. Experience at our institution, an National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer center, is similar to theirs in some aspects, and different in other aspects. We screened 2115 patients for fecal colonization with vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE), including 955 with hematologic… CONTINUE READING


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