Efficacy of tigecycline-colistin combination in the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae endocarditis.

Abstract

Here we discuss the efficacy of colistin-tigecycline combination in the treatment of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Klebsiella pneumoniae infective endocarditis (IE). We report a case of a 67-year-old head-injured patient who developed a carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae IE. The patient was treated with colistin-tigecycline combination, with a favourable… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jgar.2015.06.003

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