Typing of vancomycin-resistant enterococci obtained from patients at Danish hospitals and detection of a genomic island specific to CC17 Enterococcus faecium

Camilla H Lester, Stefan Olsen, Henrik Carl Schønheyder, Dennis Hansen, Michael Tvede, Anette Holm, Rolf Magnus Arpi, Alice Friis Møller, Kjeld Truberg Jensen, Michael Kemp, Anette Marie Hammerum

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12 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
Pages (from-to)312-4
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Bacterial Typing Techniques
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Cross Infection
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • DNA, Bacterial
  • Denmark
  • Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
  • Enterococcus faecalis
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Genomic Islands
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA
  • Vancomycin Resistance

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