Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium meningitis successfully managed with linezolid: case report and review of the literature.

Enterococci cause serious illness in immunocompromised patients and severely ill, hospitalized patients. Resistance to vancomycin has increased in frequency during the past few years. Limited therapeutic options are available for vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections and the optimum therapy has not been established. We report a case of nosocomial… CONTINUE READING