Sternoclavicular septic arthritis and empyema.
María José Moreno Martínez et al.
Reumatologia clinica, 8(2), 102-103 (2011-12-14)
Shih-Ping Lin et al.
Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi, 45(3), 200-207 (2012-01-03)
A growing number of β-lactamases have been reported in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. The aims of this study were to survey the types of extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), to evaluate the reliability of phenotypic tests for ESBLs...
Felipe Cavagnaro et al.
Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia, 30(1), 81-85 (2013-03-02)
Pyomyositis (PM) is an uncommon pyogenic infection of skeletal muscle and, when not properly treated, it can progress to a high-risk clinical situation with high mortality. Because it usually has a subacute presentation, diagnosis is often delayed. We present two...
C Garrigós et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 56(7), 3806-3811 (2012-05-16)
Despite the use of daptomycin alone at high doses (greater than 6 mg/kg of body weight/day) against difficult-to-treat infections, clinical failures and resistance appeared. Recently, the combination daptomycin-cloxacillin showed enhanced efficacy in clearing bacteremia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)....
J P Bru et al.
Medecine et maladies infectieuses, 42(6), 241-246 (2012-05-01)
One of the issues of antibiotic treatment is to warrant its optimal effectiveness while minimizing the risk for emergence of resistance. The time above minimal inhibiting concentration (MIC) (T>MIC) is the best predictive pharmacological parameter of effectiveness for antibiotics with...