Executive Summary: 2015 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Adults.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

These guidelines are intended for use by infectious disease specialists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, radiologists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with native vertebral osteomyelitis (NVO). They include evidence and opinion-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with NVO treated with antimicrobial therapy, with or without surgical intervention.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Berbari, EF; Kanj, SS; Kowalski, TJ; Darouiche, RO; Widmer, AF; Schmitt, SK; Hendershot, EF; Holtom, PD; Huddleston, PM; Petermann, GW; Osmon, DR

Published Date

  • September 15, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 859 - 863

PubMed ID

  • 26316526

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/cid/civ633


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States