Other resistant bacteria besides MRSA

Jeffrey Mahr szjmahr at peseta.ucdavis.edu
Sat Jan 20 10:48:59 EST 1996


On 17 Jan 1996, Dave Doyon wrote:

> 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.
!!!!!!!! could you expound on the enterococci needing vancomycin to 
grow????  

sincerly - jamahr at ucdavis.edu




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