Response to Emerging Infection Leading to Outbreak of Linezolid-Resistant Enterococci
Marion A. Kainer* , Rose A. Devasia*†, Timothy F. Jones*, Bryan P. Simmons‡, Kelley Melton‡, Susan Chow‡, Joyce Broyles‡, Kelly L. Moore*, Allen S. Craig*, and William Schaffner§
Author affiliations: *Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; §Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA;
Figure 1. No. nonduplicate blood-culture isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), methicillin-sensitive S. aureus (MSSA), and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium (VRE) per year, hospital A, Tennessee, 1990–2004.
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