Jump to Main Content
- Navais, Roberto Barranco, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Infection, genetics, and evolution 2019 v.67 pp. 23-32
- Enterococcus faecalis; alleles; cross infection; hospitals; messenger RNA; mutants; mutation; patients; phenotype; tigecycline; transposons; vancomycin
- ... Enterococcus faecalis are a major cause of nosocomial infection worldwide, and the spread of vancomycin resistant strains (VRE) limits treatment options. Tigecycline-resistant VRE began to be isolated from inpatients at a Brazilian hospital within months following the addition of tigecycline to the hospital formulary. This was found to be the result of a spread of an ST103 E. faecalis clone. Our o ...