DRUG-INDUCED LEUKOPENIA

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DRUG-INDUCED LEUKOPENIA

INTRODUCTION

Vancomycin-Intermediate Staphylococcus Aureus (VISA)

Under MRSA group

Based on Breakpoint in Mean Inhibitory Concentration

(MIC) 11

MIC

(µg/mL)

VSSA VISA VRSA

16

VISA development -- Prolong Vancomycin exposure 11

11) Hageman JC, Patel JB, Carey RC, Tenover FC, McDonald LC. Investigation and control of vancomycin-intermediate and –resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: A guide for health departments and infection control personnel.

[Online] 2006 [cited on 2012 Jan]; Available from: URL:www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_visavrsa_prevention.html

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