Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a review.

  title={Clinical management of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a review.},
  author={Thomas Lawrence Holland and Christopher J Arnold and Vance G. Fowler},
  volume={312 13},
IMPORTANCE Several management strategies may improve outcomes in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. OBJECTIVES To review evidence of management strategies for S. aureus bacteremia to determine whether transesophageal echocardiography is necessary in all adult cases and what is the optimal antibiotic therapy for methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) bacteremia. EVIDENCE REVIEW A PubMed search from inception through May 2014 was performed to identify studies addressing the role… CONTINUE READING