Successful use of intraperitoneal daptomycin in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus peritonitis.


Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis from such resistant organisms as vancomycin-resistant enterococci increasingly is occurring and is challenging to treat. We describe 2 cases of vancomycin-resistant entercoccus peritonitis successfully treated with intraperitoneal daptomycin. Both patients were on automated peritoneal dialysis therapy with culture… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.12.017


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