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Vancomycin-resistant enterococci surveillance of intensive care patients: incidence and outcome of colonisation

Iolovska, Elena; Bullard, Heather; Beckingham, Wendy D; Collignon, Peter; Mitchell, Imogen; Avard, Bronwyn

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Background Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) colonisation serves as a reservoir and increases the risk of developing an infection with VRE. Treatment difficulties and infection control measures associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococci present

dc.contributor.authorIolovska, Elena
dc.contributor.authorBullard, Heather
dc.contributor.authorBeckingham, Wendy D
dc.contributor.authorCollignon, Peter
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Imogen
dc.contributor.authorAvard, Bronwyn
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:30:48Z
dc.identifier.issn1835-5617
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/75006
dc.description.abstractBackground Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) colonisation serves as a reservoir and increases the risk of developing an infection with VRE. Treatment difficulties and infection control measures associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococci present
dc.publisherC S I R O Publishing
dc.sourceHealthcare Infection
dc.subjectKeywords: chlorhexidine; adult; article; bacterial colonization; enterococcal infection; hospital admission; hospital discharge; human; intensive care unit; major clinical study; medical record; vancomycin resistant Enterococcus healthcare-acquired infection; ICU infections; infection control; surveillance; vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE).
dc.titleVancomycin-resistant enterococci surveillance of intensive care patients: incidence and outcome of colonisation
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume18
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor110300 - CLINICAL SCIENCES
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB4420
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationIolovska, Elena, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationBullard, Heather, The Canberra Hospital
local.contributor.affiliationBeckingham, Wendy D, The Canberra Hospital
local.contributor.affiliationCollignon, Peter, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationMitchell, Imogen, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationAvard, Bronwyn, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage115
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage120
local.identifier.doi10.1071/HI11025
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:25:18Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84885152996
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