Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Known as: VANCOMYCIN RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS, vancomycin resistant enterococcus (VRE), VRE 
Strains of the genus Enterococcus that are resistant to the antibiotic VANCOMYCIN. The enterococci become resistant by acquiring plasmids carrying… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, such as vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), is a dangerous and costly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The roles of the contaminated hospital environment and of patient skin carriage in the spread of vancomycin-resistant… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Vancomycin and ampicillin resistance in clinical Enterococcus faecium strains has developed in the past decade. Failure to adhere… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Vancomcyin-resistant enterococci (VRE) have emerged as nosocomial pathogens in the past 10 years, causing epidemiological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Conditions have been optimized for the use of a multiplex PCR for the detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in nosocomial… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Enterococci, a part of normal gut flora, are not particularly pathogenic organisms in humans. For example, they do not cause… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
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  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • 1997
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are gaining much attention in the West, chiefly because of the lack of available… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) have emerged as nosocomial pathogens during the past 5 years, but little is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine the recovery of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) on fingertips, gloved fingertips, and environmental… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Enterococci, a common cause of nosocomial infection, are intrinsically resistant to most antimicrobials and readily acquire… (More)
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