Vancomycin-resistant enterococci from nosocomial, community, and animal sources in the United States.

@article{Coque1996VancomycinresistantEF,
  title={Vancomycin-resistant enterococci from nosocomial, community, and animal sources in the United States.},
  author={Teresa M. Coque and J F Tomayko and Steven C. Ricke and P C Okhyusen and Barbara E. Murray},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 11},
  pages={2605-9}
}
The presence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) was looked for in fecal samples from 104 healthy volunteers (3 with hospital exposure), 100 selected hospitalized patients, and various environmental sources (44 commercial chickens, 5 farm-raised chickens, 3 turkeys, and 2 chicken farm lagoon slurries). Five probiotic preparations were also studied. No VRE with vanA or vanB genes were isolated from the healthy volunteers without hospital exposure, environmental sources, or probiotic… CONTINUE READING
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