Multiple-Drug Resistant Enterococci: The Nature of the Problem and an Agenda for the Future
Mark M. Huycke*†, Daniel F. Sahm‡, and Michael S. Gilmore†
Author affiliations: *University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma, USA; †Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; ‡MLR Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Reston, Virginia, USA
Figure 1. Epidemiology of enterococcal infection based on 15,203 susceptibility results obtained by The Surveillance Network (TSN) Database-USA, 1995 to Sep 1, 1997. The increase in total numbers between 1995 and 1996 represents additional reporting centers coming on line. Numbers for 1997 represent total collected for the partial year to Sep 1, 1997.
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