Epidemic and Nonepidemic Multidrug-Resistant Enterococcus faecium
Figure 2. Frequencies of the esp gene and ampicillin resistance among vancomycin-susceptible enterococci (VSE) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) of different origin. Percentages of esp-positive (solid bars) and ampicillin-resistant (dotted bars) VRE and VSE isolates originating from four different sources have been indicated. Clin-Inf, clinical infectious; Clin-Surv, clinical survey; Comm-Surv, community survey.