TITLE

Super bug colonizations rise at McGill University Health Centre

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE505
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increased number of patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) at the McGill University Health Centre in Montréal, Quebec. The reason why the centre has higher risk of VRE contamination is the types of procedures it provides and the type of patient it cares for and added that it's the only centre have various services such as solid organ transplants and cardiac surgery. Moreover, it also discusses the procedures utilized by the centre in treating VRE.
ACCESSION #
53067682

 

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