Susceptibility and bactericidal activity studies of four β-Lactamase-producing enterococci

J. E. Patterson, M. J. Zervos

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Abstract

β-Lactamase-producing (Bla+) enterococci are rare but have been reported from several areas. We report another Bla+ enterococcus with high-level gentamicin resistance. Susceptibility and bactericidal activity studies of four Bla+ enterococci against potential alternative antibiotics, including ampicillin-sulbactam, daptomycin, teicoplanin, and vancomycin, are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-253
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume33
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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