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    • Rapid detection of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in rectal samples from patients admitted to intensive care units 

      D'Azevedo, Pedro Alves [UNIFESP]; Santiago, Kelly Aline de Souza [UNIFESP]; Furtado, Guilherme Henrique Campos [UNIFESP]; Xavier, Diego Batista; Pignatari, Antonio Carlos Campos [UNIFESP]; Titze-de-Almeida, Ricardo (Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases, 2009-08-01)
      The reduction in time required to identify vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) has gained increased importance during hospital outbreaks. In the present study, we implemented a laboratory protocol to speed up the VRE ...