Clindamycin versus nafcillin or methicillin in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children.

@article{Kaplan1982ClindamycinVN,
  title={Clindamycin versus nafcillin or methicillin in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children.},
  author={Sheldon L. Kaplan and Edward O. Mason and Ralph D. Feigin},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1982},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={138-42}
}
The treatment of osteomyelitis due to Staphylococcus aureus was evaluated by randomized trial in 12 children who received clindamycin and 13 children who received nafcillin or methicillin. In the nafcillin/methicillin group, the mean duration of intravenous (IV) therapy was 27 days (range 14 to 38 days) plus 3.7 weeks (range 0 to 8 weeks) of oral therapy with dicloxacillin. In the clindamycin group, the mean duration of IV therapy was 5.8 days (range three to ten days) plus 4.7 weeks (range… CONTINUE READING