Issues in the Management of Endocarditis Caused by Resistant Gram-positive Organisms.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Most cases of infective endocarditis (IE) are caused by gram-positive bacteria such as enterococci, streptococci, and staphylococci. Increasing resistance among these organisms has eroded the utility of mainstay antibiotics and complicated the management of this difficult-to-treat infection. Clinical experience with newer gram-positive antibiotics to treat IE is limited.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stryjewski, ME; Chu, VH; Cabell, CH; Fowler, VG

Published Date

  • August 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 283 - 291

PubMed ID

  • 15265456

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1523-3847

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11908-004-0049-7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States