Role of linezolid in the treatment of orthopedic infections.

Abstract

Gram-positive organisms, particularly staphylococci and streptococci, are responsible for the majority of bone and joint infections. The rising incidence of antimicrobial resistance among Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci and enterococci means that novel antibiotics with unique mechanisms of antimicrobial activity are needed… (More)

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@article{Bassetti2005RoleOL, title={Role of linezolid in the treatment of orthopedic infections.}, author={Matteo Bassetti and Elda Righi and A Di Biagio and Raffaella Rosso and Andrea Beltrame and Dante Bassetti}, journal={Expert review of anti-infective therapy}, year={2005}, volume={3 3}, pages={343-52} }