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Staphylococcus Aureus, the Inoculum Effect, Cefazolin, and Nafcillin: The Odyssey

Staphylococcus Aureus is a tough disease to treat, but luckily for MSSA we have pretty good antibiotics to treat this beast. The choice is usually between cefazolin, a first-generation cephalosporin, and Nafcillin, an anti-staphylococcal penicillin. My experience has been that cefazolin is usually the go to antibiotic for MSSA bacteremia, with nafcillin having a niche

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