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Risk Factors of Vergis et al for Vancomycin Resistance and Short-Term Mortality in a Patient with Enterococcal Bacteremia

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Infectious Diseases

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Vergis et al identified risk factors for vancomycin resistance and short-term mortality in patients with enterococcoal bacteremia. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Wayne State University, New England Medical Center and William Beaumont Hospital.

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