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An Evaluation of the Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Hospital Food

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 September 2017

Jennie H. Kwon*
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Kimberly A. Reske
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Tiffany Hink
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Sondra M. Seiler
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Meghan A. Wallace
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Kerry M. Bommarito
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
Carey-Ann D. Burnham
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri.
Erik R. Dubberke
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
*
Address correspondence to Jennie H. Kwon DO, MSCI, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 4523 Clayton Ave, Campus Box 8051, St Louis, MO 63110 (j.kwon@wustl.edu).

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