Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis (MRSE) endocarditis treated with linezolid.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2008;40(1):67-73
Authors: Mancino P, Ucciferri C, Falasca K, Pizzigallo E, Vecchiet J
Linezolid is not yet recognized as a standard therapy for infective endocarditis but its use becomes a necessity when infection is due to multidrug-resistant microorganisms. This report describes 1 patient with endocarditis treated with linezolid and 45 similar cases from the medical literature.
PMID: 17852941 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]