TITLE

Vancomycin-dependent Enterococcus

AUTHOR(S)
Swann, R. A.; Bhattacharya, S.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents case studies on vancomycin-dependent Enterococcus faecium (VDE) bacteraemia. The first case was a 76-year-old, insulindependent diabetic man whose coronary artery bypass grafting was complicated by small bowel infarction and renal failure. The second case was a 39-year-old man who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome, renal failure and lung abscess, after diesel aspiration.
ACCESSION #
58658782

 

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