Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus heterogeneously resistant to vancomycin in a Turkish university hospital


Sancak B., Ercis S., Menemenlioglu D., Colakoglu S., Hascelik G.

JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, vol.56, no.3, pp.519-523, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/jac/dki272
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-523

Abstract

Objectives: We investigated vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and heterogeneously vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus (hetero-VISA) isolates from clinical specimens of hospitalized patients at Hacettepe University over a 4 year period.