Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Recurrence and the Impact of Antibiotic Treatment in a Prospective Multicenter Study

@article{Chang2003StaphylococcusAB,
  title={Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Recurrence and the Impact of Antibiotic Treatment in a Prospective Multicenter Study},
  author={F. Chang and J. Peacock and D. Musher and Patricia Triplett and Brent B MacDonald and J. Mylotte and A. O'donnell and M. Wagener and V. Yu},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={82},
  pages={333-339}
}
  • F. Chang, J. Peacock, +6 authors V. Yu
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia is associated with substantial morbidity. Recurrence is common, but incidence and risk factors for recurrence are uncertain. The emergence of methicillin resistance and the ease of administering vancomycin, especially in patients who have renal insufficiency, have led to reliance on this drug with the assumption that it is as effective as β-lactam antibiotics, an assumption that remains open to debate.We initiated a multicenter, prospective observational study… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    To demonstrate that the combination of daptomycin and fosfomycin is superior to daptomycin alone in the treatment of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia.  
    ConditionsStaph Aureus Methicillin Resistant Bacteremia
    InterventionDrug
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