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First Line Treatment
Daptomycin or Linezolid
Gram positive cocci in chains
Nosocomial (esp. VRE), associated with prior antibiotics
More likely to cause true infection in immunocompromised individuals or after selection pressure from antimicrobial administration has eliminated other organisms.
Most E. faecium will be VRE.
VRE requires contact precautions.