Journal Article

Successful Treatment of Vancomycin-Resistant <i>Enterococcus</i> Endocarditis with Oral Linezolid

Hilary M. Babcock, David J. Ritchie, Erin Christiansen, Richard Starlin, Russell Little and Sam Stanley

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 9, pages 1373-1375
Published in print May 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online May 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/319986
Successful Treatment of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Endocarditis with Oral Linezolid

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We report a case of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium endocarditis that failed to respond to sequential monotherapy with chloramphenicol and quinupristin/dalfopristin but was successfully treated with oral linezolid.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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