Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 28th, 1997
Recently, a strain of S. aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin was identified as the cause of an infection in a child hospitalized in Japan following surgery. According to the Centers for Disease Control, such strains of S. aureus have not been identified to date in the United States ("Reduced Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus to Vancomycin -...
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