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Nosocomial outbreak of vanD-carrying vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 August 2018

Philip W. Lam*
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Robert A. Kozak
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alireza Eshaghi
Affiliation:
Public Health Ontario, Public Health Ontario Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Melisa Avaness
Affiliation:
Infection Prevention and Control, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Natasha Salt
Affiliation:
Infection Prevention and Control, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Samir N. Patel
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Public Health Ontario, Public Health Ontario Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Andrew E. Simor
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jerome A. Leis
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Infection Prevention and Control, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
*
Author for correspondence: Dr Philip W. Lam, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue – B110, Toronto, ON M4N 5M5 Canada. E-mail: philip.lam@one-mail.on.ca

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