Linezolid vs vancomycin: analysis of two double-blind studies of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial pneumonia.

@article{Wunderink2003LinezolidVV,
  title={Linezolid vs vancomycin: analysis of two double-blind studies of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial pneumonia.},
  author={Richard G Wunderink and Jordi Rello and Sue K. Cammarata and Rodney Victor Croos-Dabrera and Marin H Kollef},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2003},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={1789-97}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of baseline variables, including treatment, on outcome in patients with nosocomial pneumonia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). DESIGN Retrospective analysis of data from two prospective, randomized, double-blind studies. SETTING Multinational study with 134 sites. PATIENTS A total of 1,019 patients with suspected Gram-positive nosocomial pneumonia, including 339 patients with documented S aureus pneumonia (S aureus subset) and 160… CONTINUE READING
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