Typing of vancomycin-resistant enterococci obtained from patients at Danish hospitals and detection of a genomic island specific to CC17 Enterococcus faecium

Camilla H Lester, Stefan S Olsen, Henrik Carl Schønheyder, Dennis S Hansen, Michael Tvede, Anette Holm, Magnus Arpi, Alice Friis-Møller, Kjeld Truberg Jensen, Michael Kemp, Anette M Hammerum

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Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
Volume35
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)312-4
Number of pages2
ISSN0924-8579
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Bacterial Typing Techniques
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Cross Infection
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • DNA, Bacterial
  • Denmark
  • Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
  • Enterococcus faecalis
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Genomic Islands
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA
  • Vancomycin Resistance

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Lester, C. H., Olsen, S. S., Schønheyder, H. C., Hansen, D. S., Tvede, M., Holm, A., Arpi, M., Friis-Møller, A., Jensen, K. T., Kemp, M., & Hammerum, A. M. (2010). Typing of vancomycin-resistant enterococci obtained from patients at Danish hospitals and detection of a genomic island specific to CC17 Enterococcus faecium. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 35(3), 312-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2009.11.014