alexa Bacteremia and infective endocarditis caused by a non-daptomycin-susceptible, vancomycin-intermediate, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain in Taiwan.


Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

Author(s): Huang YT, Hsiao CH, Liao CH, Lee CW, Hsueh PR

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Abstract We describe the development of nonsusceptibility to daptomycin and vancomycin during treatment for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia associated with infective endocarditis and probable septic thrombophlebitis in a uremic patient. MRSA bacteremia persisted during glycopeptide and subsequent daptomycin treatment but cleared after 5 days' treatment with linezolid and fusidic acid.
This article was published in J Clin Microbiol and referenced in Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

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