Daptomycin Therapy for Osteomyelitis: A Retrospective Study

  title={Daptomycin Therapy for Osteomyelitis: A Retrospective Study},
  author={Jason C Gallagher and Jennifer A. Huntington and Darren L Culshaw and Scott A. McConnell and Minjung Yoon and Elie F. Berbari},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
BACKGROUND Daptomycin is a rapidly bactericidal agent with broad coverage against Gram-positive organisms, including Staphylococcus aureus, the most frequent cause of osteomyelitis. The objective of this study was to describe the clinical outcome of patients with non-hardware associated osteomyelitis, and the safety profile of daptomycin in the treatment of… CONTINUE READING