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Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Oct 15;35(8):1018-20. Epub 2002 Sep 26.

Endocarditis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: treatment failure with linezolid.

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Department of Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

Abstract

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.

PMID:
12355391
DOI:
10.1086/342698
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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