Journal Article

Endocarditis Caused by Methicillin-Resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus:</i> Treatment Failure with Linezolid

Maria E. Ruiz, Isabel C. Guerrero and Carmelita U. Tuazon

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 35, issue 8, pages 1018-1020
Published in print October 2002 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online October 2002 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/342698
Endocarditis Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Treatment Failure with Linezolid

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We describe 2 cases of endocarditis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that failed to respond to intravenous linezolid therapy but were successfully treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole plus gentamicin and vancomycin plus rifampin.

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

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