[New treatment option for gram-positive infections in critically ill patients - overview over linezolid].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION During the last decade, there has been an emergence of multiresistant Gram-positive bacteria in intensive care units. Oxazolidinones are a new class of antibiotics without cross-resistance to other antimicrobial agents, and linezolid was recently introduced as first oxazolidinone on the German market. In this overview, we summarize important… (More)

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