Virus or bacteria that feeds on antibiotics -Reply

Dale or June Wingert dwangert at ix.netcom.com
Tue Dec 10 18:35:07 EST 1996

Alan Junkins wrote:
> I'm not certain what organism Bob Arnott was
> talking about, but you might be referring to a
> recent letter in the Lancet from a group of
> physicians in London.  They have isolated from
> two patients strains of Enterococcus faecalis
> that appear to not only be resistant to
> vancomycin, but also dependent on it for
> growth.  The letter appears in Volume 348,
> Number 9041 of The Lancet.  You can download
> it from the web at http://www.thelancet.com.
Hello Alan	
 Your certainly saved my day on this new twist of an enterococcus.
I had seen some info on my news that I get from my server, however,
they decided that it was a pay per view, which I do not have access to.
I work in a clinical micro lab and as a result this info is very

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