Severe staphylococcal knee arthritis responding favourably to linezolid, after glycopeptide-rifampicin failure: a case report and literature review.

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A puzzling case report of a septicaemic post-surgical staphylococcal knee arthritis which did not respond to long-term courses of associated rifampicin and teicoplanin or vancomycin, despite apparently favourable in vitro susceptibility assays, but which rapidly resolved after i.v. followed by oral administration of linezolid is presented, and discussed in… (More)

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@article{Manfredi2005SevereSK, title={Severe staphylococcal knee arthritis responding favourably to linezolid, after glycopeptide-rifampicin failure: a case report and literature review.}, author={Roberto Manfredi and Sergio Sabbatani and Francesco Chiodo}, journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases}, year={2005}, volume={37 6-7}, pages={513-7} }