TitleDaptomycin-Resistant, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia
AuthorsMangili A., Bica I., Snydman D. R., Hamer D. H.
PublicationClin Infect Dis. 2005 Apr; 40(7):1058-60.
AbstractWe describe a patient who developed daptomycin-resistant, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) during an episode of presumed septic thrombophlebitis of the portal vein. Although daptomycin is an alternative agent for treatment of drug-resistant gram-positive bacterial infections, development of resistance during prolonged use may occur with MRSA bacteremia from a persistent focus.
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