Other resistant bacteria besides MRSA

Dave Doyon doyond at cnwl.igs.net
Wed Jan 17 08:51:00 EST 1996


In article <4dhof7$jb5 at nntp.igs.net>, doyond at cnwl.igs.net says...
>
>Besides methicillin resistant Staph aureus, we are now also condending
>with pneumocucci (Strep pneumoniae) which are resistant to penicillin 
>and enterococci (Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium) which are 
>resistant to vancomycin, as a matter of fact, some enterococci require 
>vancomycin to grow. TB is also becoming very resistant.  
>We are losing the battle against bacteria.  In the fifty years or so 
>that bacteria have been around, the bacteria are finding a way to 
>survive.  
>Scary stuff!!
>
I should proofread my articles before sending them!!!
The above should read "In the fifty years or so that ANTIBIOTICS have been 
around....."




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