Thertrimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Forgotten Alternative?

  title={Thertrimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Forgotten Alternative?},
  author={G. Pappas and A. P. Athanasoulia and D. Matthaiou and M. Falagas},
  journal={Journal of Chemotherapy},
  pages={115 - 126}
  • G. Pappas, A. P. Athanasoulia, +1 author M. Falagas
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Chemotherapy
  • Abstract Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a growing infectious concern, mainly in the context of its rapid adaptation to novel antibiotic options for its treatment and the growing morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs associated with its emergence. The authors sought to investigate whether an older antibiotic, such as trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (SXT), may have a role in treating MRSA-related infections, according to the available literature on the subject. The… CONTINUE READING
    20 Citations
    Treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Latin America.
    • 18
    • PDF
    Management of community-associated MRSA
    • Medicine
    • Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin
    • 2010
    Molecular characterization and antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus from a multidisciplinary hospital in Romania.
    • 17
    Puerperal breast abscess caused by oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus successfully treated by aspiration and antimicrobial therapy.
    • 2
    • PDF


    Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole compared with vancomycin for the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus infection.
    • 329