Control of Endemic Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus among Inpatients at a University Hospital

Calfee, David P.; Giannetta, Eve T.; Durbin, Lisa J.; Germanson, Teresa P.; Farr, Barry M.
August 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p326
Academic Journal
Determines the ability of surveillance cultures and isolation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)-colonized patients to control nosocomial VRE infection and colonization. Identification and isolation of patients with asymptomatic colonization; Sustained control of the spread of VRE within a health care facility.


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