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Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 1;61(7):1141-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ436. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

Fosfomycin for Treatment of Prostatitis: New Tricks for Old Dogs.

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1
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.
2
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health.
3
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health.
4
Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia.
5
Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.

Abstract

Treatment options for prostatitis caused by multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli are limited. We report two cases cured with oral fosfomycin and provide a pharmacokinetic analysis of fosfomycin predose concentrations during treatment.

KEYWORDS:

fosfomycin; microbial drug resistance; pharmacology; prostatitis

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PMID:
26063723
DOI:
10.1093/cid/civ436
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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