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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 194-195

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus bacteremia in a lymphoma patient


Dept. of Microbiology and oncology, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India

Correspondence Address:
M Purva
Dept. of Microbiology and oncology, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029
India
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ABSTRACT: The emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci represents a serious threat to hospitalized patients with impaired host defences. Isolation of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium from blood in a patient of non-Hodgkins lymphoma is reported. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first such report from India.






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