Treatment of gram-positive nosocomial pneumonia. Prospective randomized comparison of quinupristin/dalfopristin versus vancomycin. Nosocomial Pneumonia Group.

@article{Fagon2000TreatmentOG,
  title={Treatment of gram-positive nosocomial pneumonia. Prospective randomized comparison of quinupristin/dalfopristin versus vancomycin. Nosocomial Pneumonia Group.},
  author={J. Y. Fagon and Herbert Patrick and David W. Haas and Antoni Torres and Cynthia Gibert and William G. Cheadle and Robert E. Falcone and James D. Anholm and Fabrice Paganin and Timothy C. Fabian and Friederike Lilienthal},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={161 3 Pt 1},
  pages={
          753-62
        }
}
Nosocomial pneumonia is a frequent complication in hospitalized patients. Gram-positive pathogens, particularly Staphylococcus aureus, are responsible for the increasing frequency of nosocomial pneumonia. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravenous quinupristin/dalfopristin (Synercid) in the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia caused by gram-positive pathogens we conducted a prospective, randomized, open-label, international, multicenter, comparative clinical trial. Two hundred ninety… CONTINUE READING

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