Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Infection Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Infection? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Infection.


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Symptoms of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci Infection

Symptoms depend on where the infection is found.

For example, if VRE causes a Urinary Tract Infection , you may have:

  • Fever and chills
  • A frequent need to urinate
  • Pain in the abdomen

VRE can cause the following:

  • Urinary tract infection (most common)
  • Intra-abdominal and pelvic infection (also common)
  • Surgical wound infection
  • Bacteremia-bacteria in the blood
  • Endocarditis -infection of the inner surface of the heart muscles and valves
  • Neonatal Sepsis -bacteria in the blood, occurring in infants
  • Bacterial Meningitis -infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord

Each infection has its own symptoms. Your doctor will discuss these symptoms with you.

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