Mecillinam resistance and outcome of pivmecillinam treatment in uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection in women.

Abstract

Pivmecillinam (PIV) is a first-line antimicrobial for treatment of lower urinary tract infection in women (LUTIW). Mecillinam, the active substance of PIV, is bactericidal mainly against gram-negative uropathogens, whereas gram-positive species are considered intrinsically resistant. However, successful treatment of LUTIW caused by Staphylococcus… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/apm.12147

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