coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella, Listeria, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Enterococcus faecium
(VRE), and other pathogens.
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
(VRE): VRE is a major cause of bloodstream infections, infections of the heart, meningitis, and intra-abdominal infections.
To The Editor: Quinupristin-dalfopristin was approved by the FDA in 1999 for bacteremia and life-threatening infections with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
is the predominant microorganism in raw milk and enterococci also occur and grow in a variety of cheeses; they play a major role in ripening and aroma development (Gelsomino et al.
In tests on a strain of Enterococcus faecium
, the SproC5 alone wasn't strong enough to kill the bacteria.
More than half the strains of Enterococcus faecium
, a bacterium that causes infections after surgery, are resistant to it.
9 percent of most disease-causing germs including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus faecium
(VRE) within 15 seconds.
The bacterium - enterococcus faecium
- caused fevers in the two patients, both men in their 60s who underwent surgery in the hospital this year.
A selection of the extensive chapter titles reads: Lactic acid bacteria and bacteriocins - their practical importance; Taxonomy of lactic acid bacteria; Genetics and protein engineering of nisin; Lacticin 481, a lantibiotic produced by Lactococcus lactis; Lactococcins, bacteriocins of Lactococcus lactis; Bacteriocins and bacteriocin-like substances from Lactobacillus; Lactacin F, a small hydrophobic heat-stable bacteriocin; Lactocin S, a lanthionine-containing bacteriocin isolated from Lactobacillus sake L45; Bacteriocins of Pediococcus; Bacteriocins produced by Leuconostoc species; Bacteriocins produced by Streptococcus thermophilus; Bacteriocins of Enterococcus; and Enterocin 1146, a bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecium
The vast majority of enteroccocal infections are caused by Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium
8% of 2,314 systematically screened patients in the medical and general surgery intensive care units at HEGP (repatriated patients excluded) carried ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae; 1 carried vanA Enterococcus faecium
(data not shown).
plates selective chromogenic medium for the detection of enterococcus faecium
and enterococcus faecalis presenting acquired resistance to vancomycin.