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Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Due to Vancomycin-Resistant <i>Enterococcus faecium:</i> Treatment with Chloramphenicol plus Minocycline

Safdar Amar, S. Bryan Charles, Stinson Shawn and E. Saunders Donald

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 34, issue 11, pages e61-e63
Published in print June 2002 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online June 2002 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/340527
Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Due to Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium: Treatment with Chloramphenicol plus Minocycline

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We report a case of prosthetic valve endocarditis and persistent bacteremia due to vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. The combination of parenteral chloramphenicol plus minocycline therapy was administered for 8 weeks and resulted in cure after treatment with quinupristin-dalfopristin had failed.

Journal Article.  1513 words.  Illustrated.

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

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