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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 77, Issue 12, pp 1446–1447 | Cite as

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci in Neonatal ICU- A Rising Menace

  • Ojasvini Choudhry
  • Geeta GathwalaEmail author
  • Jagjit Singh
Scientific Letters to the Editor

Keywords

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Vancomycin Linezolid Surveillance Culture Oxazolidinones 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ojasvini Choudhry
    • 1
  • Geeta Gathwala
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jagjit Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Neonatal Division, Departments of Pediatrics, Pt. B.D.Sharma PGIMSUniversity of Health Sciences RohtakRohtakIndia
  2. 2.6J/8, Medical enclave, Pt.B.D.Sharma PGIMSRohtakIndia

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