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  1. Antibiotics (National Library of Medicine)  
    Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, antibiotics can save lives. They either kill bacteria or keep them from reproducing. ...
  2. Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Healthcare Settings (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Living Sepsis Sharps Safety Transplant Safety Vaccine Safety Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) in Healthcare Settings On this ... search the Public Health Image Library What is vancomycin-resistant enterococci? Enteroccocci are bacteria that are normally ...
  3. Vancomycin is used to treat colitis (inflammation of the intestine caused by certain bacteria) that may occur after antibiotic treatment. Vancomycin is in a class of medications called glycopeptide ...
  4. Your doctor has ordered vancomycin, an antibiotic, to help treat your infection. The drug will be added to an intravenous fluid that will drip through ...
  5. Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance: Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Enterococci are bacteria that are ... to infection. Healthcare providers commonly use the antibiotic vancomycin to treat infections, but upon exposure, some bacteria ...
  6. ... Skip Content Marketing Share this: Main Content Area Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Frequently Asked Questions How can ...
  7. ... this bacterium, search the Public Health Image Library Vancomycin [van−kō−mī−sin]-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus [staff− ... kus aw−ree−us] (also called VISA) and Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (also called VRSA) are specific ...
  8. ... into the urinary tract, bloodstream, or skin wounds. Vancomycin is the antibiotic that is often used to ... kill some germs called bacteria. Enterococcus germs that vancomycin does not kill are called vancomycin-resistant enterococci ( ...
  9. Diseases and Organisms in Healthcare Settings (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Healthcare Settings CDC's Tuberculosis website Top of page Vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ...
  10. C. difficile Infection (American College of Gastroenterology)  
    ... pregnancy when it is contraindicated, alternate treatment is vancomycin 125 mg four times a day for ten ... after several days on metronidazole, a switch to vancomycin is recommended. Fidaxomicin is a new antibiotic that ...
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