Pathogens
Enterococcus faecium

Enterococcus faecium

Precautions

Routine Practices

General Information

Gram positive cocci in short chains

  • Bloodstream infections
  • Endocarditis (usually subacute)
  • Intra-abdominal or hepatobiliary infection
  • Urinary infections
  • Contributes to polymicrobial intra-abdominal and skin and soft tissue infection, but less virulent than usual pathogens.