Case Report: Successful Rescue Therapy of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Osteomyelitis With Cefiderocol.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Cefiderocol is a novel catechol siderophore cephalosporin antibiotic developed to treat resistant gram-negative infections. We describe its successful use as rescue therapy, combined with surgical debridement, to treat a patient with osteomyelitis due to extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Bacterial whole-genome sequencing identified the strain and antibiotic resistance determinants.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dagher, M; Ruffin, F; Marshall, S; Taracila, M; Bonomo, RA; Reilly, R; Fowler, VG; Thaden, JT

Published Date

  • May 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 5

Start / End Page

  • ofaa150 -

PubMed ID

  • 32494581

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7252278

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2328-8957

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ofid/ofaa150


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States