First vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium outbreak reported in Hungary

Publié le 1 Janvier 2005
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

The first healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) outbreak in Hungary occurred between April and September 2004 at a haematology and stem cell transplantation unit of a hospital. Fourteen cases of infection and seven cases of intestinal colonisation were detected. (Introduction)

Auteur : Borocz K, Szilagyi E, Kurcz A, Libisch B, Glatz K, Gacs M
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2005, vol. 10, n°. 1-3, p. p.52