De Novo Daptomycin-Nonsusceptible Enterococcal Infections
Published Date:Apr 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(4):674-676.
Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Description:Potential emergence of enterococcal daptomycin nonsusceptibility among patients with no prior exposure to daptomycin poses clinical and public health challenges. We found that development of infections with daptomycin-nonsusceptible enterococci in these patients could be associated with sporadic emergence and clonal spread.
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