The facts about Vancomycin-resistant enterococci
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"The facts about Vancomycin-resistant enterococci"


Written by: Association of Medical Microbiologists


Coverage: Public Information


Summary: A factsheet about VRE, it's emergence, treatment and prevention of spread.


Published by: Association of Medical Microbiologists


Level of Evidence: Unspecified


Date of Publication: 01/06/97
Date of Posting: 04/06/2003
Date of next Review: 08/07/2006


Available at: http://www.amm.co.uk/newamm/files/factsabout/fa_vre.htm


Source: Association of Medical Microbiologists


Format: HTML


Publication Type: Factsheet


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MeSH keywords: Enterococcus; Vancomycin; Drug Resistance, Microbial



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