A Case of Septic Arthritis Caused by Persistent MRSA Bacteremia with Successful Treatment Through Linezolid

Sun Bean Kim, Dong Hyun Oh, Yong Chan Kim, Min Hyung Kim, Je Eun Song, Jin Young Ahn, Su Jin Jeong, Nam Su Goo, Hye Won Kim, Sang Hoon Han, Jun Yong Choi, Young Goo Song, June Myung Kim

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Vancomycin is the primary antibiotic administered for treatment of methicillinresistant S. aureus (MRSA) infection; however, treatment failure of vancomycin is currently not uncommon in patients with in vitro vancomycin susceptibile S. aureus (MIC ≤ 2 μg/mL) infection. In this report, we describe a case of septic arthritis caused by persistent MRSA bacteremia and treated successfully with linezolid after failure of initial vancomycin therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-406
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and Chemotherapy
Volume44
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1

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Linezolid
Infectious Arthritis
Vancomycin
Bacteremia
Therapeutics
Infection
Treatment Failure
Anti-Bacterial Agents

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Kim, Sun Bean ; Oh, Dong Hyun ; Kim, Yong Chan ; Kim, Min Hyung ; Song, Je Eun ; Ahn, Jin Young ; Jeong, Su Jin ; Goo, Nam Su ; Kim, Hye Won ; Han, Sang Hoon ; Choi, Jun Yong ; Song, Young Goo ; Kim, June Myung. / A Case of Septic Arthritis Caused by Persistent MRSA Bacteremia with Successful Treatment Through Linezolid. In: Infection and Chemotherapy. 2012 ; Vol. 44, No. 5. pp. 403-406.
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A Case of Septic Arthritis Caused by Persistent MRSA Bacteremia with Successful Treatment Through Linezolid. / Kim, Sun Bean; Oh, Dong Hyun; Kim, Yong Chan; Kim, Min Hyung; Song, Je Eun; Ahn, Jin Young; Jeong, Su Jin; Goo, Nam Su; Kim, Hye Won; Han, Sang Hoon; Choi, Jun Yong; Song, Young Goo; Kim, June Myung.

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