Vancomycin-Resistant Entrococci colonization in chronic hemodialysis patients and its risk factors in southern Iran (2005-2006)

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BACKGROUND Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) recently have emerged as a nosocomial pathogen among dialysis patients. This study aims to appraise the prevalence, incidence density and risk factors for VRE colonization among these patients. METHODS In this prospective study, 782 stool or rectal swab specimens were collected from 250 chronic… (More)

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@inproceedings{Shaghaghian2012VancomycinResistantEC, title={Vancomycin-Resistant Entrococci colonization in chronic hemodialysis patients and its risk factors in southern Iran (2005-2006)}, author={Soheila Shaghaghian and Bahman Pourabbas and A. Alborzi and Mehrdad Askarian and Jalal Mardaneh}, booktitle={Iranian Red Crescent medical journal}, year={2012} }