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The incidence of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus correlated with increase of vancomycin MIC.
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PMID:  21856109     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A total of 559 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates were investigated for heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus (hVISA) by population analysis profile area under the curve. Our results suggested that the incidence of hVISA increased rapidly when vancomycin MIC shifted from 1 to 2 μg/mL, and at vancomycin MIC of 2 μg/mL, the incidence of hVISA was nearly 40%.
Hongbin Chen; Yudong Liu; Wenjia Sun; Minjun Chen; Hui Wang
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Clinical Laboratory, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, People's Republic of China.
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