Four cases of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections treated with tigecycline

L. Silvia Munoz-Price, Karen Lolans, John P. Quinn

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Abstract

We report 4 cases of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections who received treatment with tigecycline after unsuccessful treatment attempts with conventional drugs. All 4 patients were eventually cured although 1 experienced a relapse of her bacteremia while on treatment due to inadequate dosing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1081-1084
Number of pages4
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume38
Issue number11-12
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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