Staphylococcal septicaemia complicated by probable cloxacillin neurotoxicity and by jaundice induced by fusidic acid.

@article{McAreavey1983StaphylococcalSC,
  title={Staphylococcal septicaemia complicated by probable cloxacillin neurotoxicity and by jaundice induced by fusidic acid.},
  author={D R McAreavey and P J Redding},
  journal={Scottish medical journal},
  year={1983},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={179-80}
}
Two weeks following a renal arteriogram a 56-year-old man with severe hypertension developed a staphylococcal septicaemia. After six weeks treatment with intravenous fusidic acid and cloxacillin he became icteric, confused and disorientated. The fusidic acid was stopped and the serum bilirubin fell to normal. His confusion persisted and serum cloxacillin… CONTINUE READING