Six VanB phenotype-vanA genotype isolates of Enterococcus faecium with heterogeneous expression of teicoplanin resistance which gave rise to an outbreak at a Korean tertiary care teaching hospital have IS1216V in the coding region of vanS. This could be the underlying cause of the VanB phenotype-vanA genotype with heterogeneous expression of teicoplanin resistance.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Sept|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)