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  1. Surgical infection society position on vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus.

    Article - En anglais

    The risk of transfer of vancomycin resistance to staphylococci is a real possibility and has been achieved in the laboratory.

    Prolonged colonization occurs with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), and many more patients are colonized than infected.

    The failure to identify, isolate, and adhere to infection control measures when caring for VRE-colonized patients dooms to failure any means to control its spread.

    Control of vancomycin use alone is unlikely to greatly affect the number of patients at risk for VRE colonization.

    The global spread of VRE may be impossible to stop, but infection control measures are the most important line of defense inside hospitals.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infection nosocomiale, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcaceae, Micrococcales, Bactérie, Enterococcus faecium, Dépistage, Etiopathogénie, Facteur risque, Chirurgie, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Prévention, Contrôle, Recommandation, Homme, Article synthèse, Bactériose, Infection

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nosocomial infection, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcaceae, Micrococcales, Bacteria, Enterococcus faecium, Medical screening, Etiopathogenesis, Risk factor, Surgery, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Prevention, Check, Recommendation, Human, Review, Bacteriosis, Infection

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0493874

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 10/04/1997.