Evidence for an Animal Origin of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Lancet. 1993 Aug 21;342(8869):490-1. doi: 10.1016/0140-6736(93)91613-q.

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Animals, Domestic / microbiology*
  • Chickens
  • Cross Infection / transmission
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial
  • Enterococcus faecium / drug effects*
  • Enterococcus faecium / genetics
  • Enterococcus faecium / isolation & purification
  • Food Microbiology
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections / transmission
  • Humans
  • Meat
  • Sewage
  • Vancomycin / pharmacology*

Substances

  • Sewage
  • Vancomycin