Case Definition

Enterococcal bacteraemia (Enterococcus species (blood))

Clinical criteria
Not relevant for surveillance purposes

Laboratory criteria
Isolation of Enterococcus species from blood.
Susceptibility to vancomycin or teicoplanin, ampicillin and gentamicin (high level) should be determined.

Epidemiological criteria

Case classification
A. Possible case
B. Probable case
C. Confirmed case
Any person meeting the laboratory criteria

Current as of: 28 May 2018