Daptomycin for the treatment of osteomyelitis and orthopaedic device infections: real-world clinical experience from a European registry

@inproceedings{Malizos2015DaptomycinFT,
  title={Daptomycin for the treatment of osteomyelitis and orthopaedic device infections: real-world clinical experience from a European registry},
  author={Kostantinos N. Malizos and Jayanta Biswa Sarma and Ronald Andrew Seaton and Matthias Militz and Francesco Menichetti and Giovanni Riccio and Jeannot Gaudias and Uwe Trostmann and Rashidkhan Pathan and Kamal Hamed},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2015}
}
Osteomyelitis is a serious infection predominantly caused by Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Orthopaedic device-related infections are complex and require a careful combination of surgical intervention and antimicrobial therapy. Daptomycin, a cyclic lipopeptide, effectively penetrates soft tissue and… CONTINUE READING