The summary below is from the full report titled “The Effect of Vancomycin and Third-Generation Cephalosporins on Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in 126 U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units.” It is in the 7 August 2001 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 135, pages 175-183). The authors are SK Fridkin, JR Edwards, JM Courval, H Hill, FC Tenover, R Lawton, RP Gaynes, and JE McGowan Jr., for the Intensive Care Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology (ICARE) Project and the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System Hospitals.
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Factors Associated with the Development of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. Ann Intern Med. ;135:I–27. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-3-200108070-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(3):I-27.
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