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Table 3 Definition of highly resistant gram-positive bacteriaa

From: Dutch guideline for preventing nosocomial transmission of highly-resistant micro-organisms (HRMO) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs)

Gram-positive bacteria Penicillins Vancomycin
Streptococcus pneumoniae A A
Enterococcus faecium B B
  1. a: MRSA not included; A: resistance against an antibacterial agent from the indicated group is sufficient to define the micro-organism as highly resistant; B: resistance against both antibacterial agents from the two indicated groups is required to define the microorganism as highly resistant