Daptomycin versus other antimicrobial agents for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections: a meta-analysis.

@article{Bliziotis2010DaptomycinVO,
  title={Daptomycin versus other antimicrobial agents for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Ioannis A. Bliziotis and Eleni Plessa and George Peppas and Matthew E. Falagas},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={97-106}
}
BACKGROUND Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are common in everyday clinical practice. Daptomycin has been shown to achieve very good concentrations in skin and soft tissues. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness and toxicity of daptomycin with that of other antimicrobials for the treatment of SSTIs. METHODS PubMed, Scopus, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched for articles published up to March 2009. Comparative studies in which daptomycin was used in… CONTINUE READING
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