Study Detail

TitleGenomic analysis of 495 vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium reveals broad dissemination of a vanA plasmid in more than 19 clones from Copenhagen, Denmark
Study TypeOther
Abstract Objectives: From 2012 to 2014, there has been a huge increase of Vancomycin resistant (vanA) Enterococcus faecium (VREfm) in the Capital Region of Denmark with 22 patients infected or colonised with VREfm in 2012 compared to 602 in 2014. The objective of the study was to describe the genetic epidemi .. [more]
Description Objectives: From 2012 to 2014, there has been a huge increase of Vancomycin resistant (vanA) Enterococcus faecium (VREfm) in the Capital Region of Denmark with 22 patients infected or colonised with VREfm in 2012 compared to 602 in 2014. The objective of the study was to describe the genetic epidemi .. [more]
Center NameHvidovre Hospital