Tag: VRE

Daptomycin vs Linezolid for Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus

I’ve previously discussed how much more difficult Enterococcal infections are to treat when compared to other bacteria such as streptococci. This stems from the fact these bacteria have tend to be more resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics, with synergy being the name of the game for serious infections with these bacteria (in general, ampicillin/ceftriaxone). This is

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