recent cases of vancomycin-resistant Staph aureus

    Health officials are concerned about the recent cases of vancomycin-resistant Staph aureus in Michigan and New Jersey.

    Experts fear that overuse of vancomycin is leading to resistance...60% of vancomycin use is not appropriate.

    Reserve vancomycin as the LAST resort...or for patients with a severe allergy to penicillin.

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