Sagar Kelkar

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Linezolid is a new oxazolidinone antibiotic used to treat infections caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). In early clinical trials, emergence of resistance occurred rarely. We report clinical details and antibiotic susceptibility from five patients treated with linezolid for VRE infections who had resistant organisms isolated during therapy.(More)
Figure 1. Clinical course of a patient with prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Mycobacterium fortuitum that was successfully treated: temperature maximum vs. hospital day. Antibiotics with activity against M. fortuitum, as well as blood culture results, are shown. Break in hospital days represents at-home antibiotic therapy. AV, aortic valve. Diversity(More)
Introduction: Children show a higher predisposition to the development of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Osteoarticular tuberculosis, especially in the foot is uncommon therefore it has remained a diagnostic enigma. The non-specific, often indolent, clinical presentation of foot (navicular) tuberculosis, whose low prevalence and low index of suspicion among(More)
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