Successful treatment of prosthetic joint infection due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci with tedizolid

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Abstract

Few antibiotic options exist for the management of infections due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci. We describe a case involving the safe and successful use of tedizolid, a new oxazolidinone, to treat vancomycin-resistant enterococci prosthetic joint infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-107
Number of pages3
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017

Keywords

  • Prosthetic joint infection
  • Tedizolid
  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococci

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