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**Daptomycin is inactivated by surfactant by in vitro studies
 
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*[http://www.antimicrobe.org/Enterococcus%20table%202.pdf VRE antimicrobial table from www.antimicrobe.org]
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 22:23, 26 August 2016

Background

Antimicrobial Options[1][2]

See Also

Sources

  1. Arias CA et al. Management of multidrug-resistant enterococcal infections. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Jun; 16(6): 10.1111/j.1469-0691.
  2. Rivera AM and Boucher HW. Current Concepts in Antimicrobial Therapy Against Select Gram-Positive Organisms: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Penicillin-Resistant Pneumococci, and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Dec; 86(12): 1230–1243.