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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

Research

Epidemic and Nonepidemic Multidrug-Resistant Enterococcus faecium

Helen L. Leavis*†, Rob J.L. Willems†, Janetta Top†, Emile Spalburg†, Ellen M. Mascini*, Ad C. Fluit*, Andy Hoepelman*, Albert J. de Neeling†, and Marc J.M. Bonten*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; †National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands

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Table 1

Description of studied Enterococcus faecium isolates

Origin
Country
n
Vancomycin-resistant E. faecium
Epidemic
United Kingdom
1
Netherlands
4
United States
11
Clinical infections
Austria
1
United Kingdom
7
Israel
2
Italy
1
Netherlands
8
United States
1
Clinical surveillance
Germany
1
France
4
United Kingdom
1
Israel
1
Italy
1
Netherlands
27
Slovenia
1
Community surveillance
United Kingdom
1
Netherlands
35
Vancomycin-susceptible E. faecium
Clinical infections
Austria
6
Belgium
1
Switzerland
3
Germany
14
Spain
8
France
8
United Kingdom
1
Greece
1
Italy
16
Poland
5
Portugal
5
Turkey
5
Clinical surveillance
Netherlands
5
Community surveillance Netherlands 14

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