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Growing Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecalis in the Region with the Highest Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Kayoko Hayakawa*
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Dror Marchaim
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Celine Vidaillac
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Paul Lephart
Affiliation:
Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories, Detroit, Michigan
Jason M. Pogue
Affiliation:
Department of Pharmacy Services, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan
Bharath Sunkara
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Harikrishna Kotra
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Asma Hasan
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Maryann Shango
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Yashwanth Yerramalla
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Adedayo M. Osunlana
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Teena Chopra
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Sorabh Dhar
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Hossein Salimnia
Affiliation:
Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories, Detroit, Michigan Department of Pathology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Michael J. Rybak
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Anti-Infective Research Laboratory, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Keith S. Kaye
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
*
Division of Infectious Diseases, 5 Hudson, Harper University Hospital, 3990 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201 (khayakaw@med.wayne.edu)

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