MRSA / VRE Mutation

Craig Werner cwerner at dorsai.org
Wed Jul 10 22:46:27 EST 1996

Mark A. (105006.2541 at CompuServe.COM) wrote:
: Concern: any info MRSA / VRE combination / mutation
: producing Vanco-resistant S. aureus

: Any info, reference, experience, statistics welcome.

	It hasn't happened yet in the wild.  Thank God for that.  
Somebody was able to clone in the VanA gene into a laboratory strain
of Staph aureus.  It worked, and I heard the strain was destroyed.
Craig Werner, MD/Ph.D  				cwerner at dorsai.ORG
(Yes, THAT Craig Werner!, formerly - very formerly - werner at aecom.YU.EDU)

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