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A MacDonald, G Dow, "Ceftobiprole: First Reported Experience in Osteomyelitis", Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 21, Article ID 296760, 3 pages, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/296760
Ceftobiprole: First Reported Experience in Osteomyelitis
A 74-year-old man with long-standing diabetes presented with advanced infection of the right forefoot associated with septic arthritis and osteomyelitis involving the second and third metatarsophalangeal joints. Polymicrobial infection, which included methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, was documented. First-line antibiotic therapy, which included vancomycin, was not tolerated. A durable cure was obtained following a six-week course of intravenous ceftobiprole medocaril combined with local surgery. The present report is the first to administer intravenous ceftobiprole medocaril to a patient with methicillin-resistant S aureus-associated septic arthritis and osteomyelitis.
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