Daptomycin non-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus at a US medical centre

A. Velazquez, C. A. Deryke, R. Goering, V. Hoover, M. R. Wallace

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Abstract

Daptomycin non-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus was rarely encountered at our medical centre until 2010, when 10 isolates (0.4% of S. aureus) were confirmed by E-test as non-susceptible. These isolates were not of the same strain type and there was no link between the 10 patients. Daptomycin non-susceptibility may be increasing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1169-1172
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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