Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 16th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "Daptomycin is a novel cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic that provides rapid bactericidal activity against Gram-positive pathogens in vitro, including methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, methicillin-resistant S. aureus, vancomycin-resistant S. aureus, penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae, and ampicillin-and vancomycin-resistant enterococci.
"The United States Food and Drug Administration recently approved daptomycin for treatment of complicated skin and...
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