A case report of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis colonization of a femoral wound in central europe

Zsuzsanna Dombrádi, Ferenc Bodnár, Piroska Orosi, V. Dombrádi, J. Szabó

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Abstract

Wound infection and colonization following cardiac surgery is well known but rarely caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). A case of femoral wound colonization by vanA carrying Enterococcus faecalis in a patient following mitral prolapse surgery is described in this report.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-261
Number of pages3
JournalCentral European Journal of Medicine
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

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Enterococcus faecalis
Prolapse
Wound Infection
Thigh
Thoracic Surgery
Wounds and Injuries
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Keywords

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Colonization
  • Femoral wound
  • VRE

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  • Medicine(all)

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A case report of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis colonization of a femoral wound in central europe. / Dombrádi, Zsuzsanna; Bodnár, Ferenc; Orosi, Piroska; Dombrádi, V.; Szabó, J.

In: Central European Journal of Medicine, Vol. 4, No. 2, 06.2009, p. 259-261.

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