Daptomycin in the treatment of infective endocarditis

Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2018; 20(1):35-40

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Abstract

This review characterizes daptomycin as a highly effective lipopeptide antibiotic being active against Gram-positive microorganisms, including multidrug resistant strains. The data reflecting the up-to-date daptomycin-based approaches to antimicrobial therapy of infective endocarditis which utilize this drug advantages over standard treatment regimens are presented. The data presented are illustrated with clinical cases.

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