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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31826b9f7a
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Daptomycin-Nonsusceptible Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcal Bacteremia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Pound, Melanie W. PharmD, BCPS*†; Reel, Jenna E. PharmD, BCPS*

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Abstract: Antimicrobial resistance to Enterococcus faecium has been an increasing problem in the hospital setting. This case report describes a patient with multidrug-resistant E. faecium bacteremia that was nonsusceptible to daptomycin. At this time, there are only a limited number of reports in the literature; a review of these articles, including in vitro and in vivo findings, is discussed.

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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