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Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) (cont.)

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Where can people find more information on vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)?

"Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Healthcare Settings," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/organisms/vre/
vre.html

"Enterococcal Infections: Treatment & Medication," eMedicine.com
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/
216993-treatment

REFERENCES:

Fraser, Susan L. "Enterococcal Infections Treatment & Management." Medscape.com. Sept. 28, 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/216993-treatment>.

Lin, M.Y., and M.K. Hayden. "Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus: Recognition and Prevention in Intensive Care Units." Crit Care Med. 38.8 Aug. 2010: S335-44.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in Healthcare Settings." May 10, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/organisms/vre/vre.html#a1>.


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