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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Introduction

Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitals: Infection Control and Use of Antibiotics

Robert A. WeinsteinComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ilinois, USA

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Median number of days until acquisition of VRE in a medical ICU; prevalence of VRE ("colonization pressure") exerted a greater effect on acquisition than did antibiotic use, e.g., time to acquisition of VRE was shorter with high colonization pressure and low antibiotic use than with the converse conditions (13).

Figure 2. Median number of days until acquisition of VRE in a medical ICU; prevalence of VRE ("colonization pressure") exerted a greater effect on acquisition than did antibiotic use, e.g., time to acquisition of VRE was shorter with high colonization pressure and low antibiotic use than with the converse conditions (13).

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