Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Enterococcaceae — the enterococcus bacteria.

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Examples

  • Another study conducted by the CDC indicated that chicken sold in supermarkets is often tainted with potentially fatal bacteria called Enterococcus faecium.

    Is your supper putting you at risk for superbugs?

  • Go deeper and you'll find out that the government already knew our meat was crawling with antibiotic-resistant Salmonella, Campylobacter, Enterococcus and E. coli.

    Laurie David: This Is the Game Changer!

  • Two bugs had VRE, or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus Faecium, a less dangerous form of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

    Study finds new bedbug worry

  • Go deeper and you'll find out that the government already knew our meat was crawling with antibiotic-resistant Salmonella, Campylobacter, Enterococcus and E. coli.

    Laurie David: This Is the Game Changer!

  • Two bugs had VRE, or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus Faecium, a less dangerous form of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

    Study finds new bedbug worry

  • VRE, see vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

    SUPERBUG

  • Even worse, they indicated a second, equally serious drug-resistant bug: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, known as VRE.

    SUPERBUG

  • VRE, see vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium

    SUPERBUG

  • Take, for example, a new drug, or a conservation program for an existing drug, that treats or reduces vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus and leads to fewer intensive care unit admissions for patients with this infection.

    A radical plan to save antibiotics

  • Even worse, they indicated a second, equally serious drug-resistant bug: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, known as VRE.

    SUPERBUG

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