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Predictors and outcomes of linezolid-resistant vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus: A case-case-control study.
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PMID:  23199727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Linezolid is an important agent for the treatment of infections because of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE). This study identified independent predictors for isolation of linezolid-resistant VRE (LZD-R-VRE) and analyzed outcomes associated with linezolid resistance. Immunosuppression, prior surgery, and previous exposure to β-lactam antibiotics were independent predictors for isolation of LZD-R-VRE but not for LZD-susceptible-VRE. Prior exposure to linezolid was not a predictor for isolation of LZD-R-VRE.
Kayoko Hayakawa; Dror Marchaim; Jason M Pogue; Kevin Ho; Shakila Parveen; Priyanka Nanjireddy; Bharath Sunkara; Manit Singla; Kavyashri Kodlipet Jagadeesh; Judy A Moshos; Sarah Bommarito; Rida Mroue; Mohamad Farhat; Tarek Obeid; Aaisha Chaudhry; Gayathri Vadlamudi; Paul R Lephart; Emily T Martin; Michael J Rybak; Keith S Kaye
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of infection control     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1527-3296     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Infect Control     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8004854     Medline TA:  Am J Infect Control     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e261-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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