Antibiotics for treatment of infections caused by MRSA and elimination of MRSA carriage. What are the choices?

@article{Schmitz1997AntibioticsFT,
  title={Antibiotics for treatment of infections caused by MRSA and elimination of MRSA carriage. What are the choices?},
  author={Frank Schmitz and Mark Jones},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          1-19
        }
}
The widespread appearance of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has significantly undermined the efficacy of currently available antibiotic therapies as strains tend to be multi-resistant. Clinicians are therefore faced with a restricted choice in effective anti-MRSA therapies for infection or elimination of carriage. MRSA remain uniformly susceptible to glycopeptides vancomycin and teicoplanin which remain drugs of choice in treatment of infections. Centres with a high… CONTINUE READING
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