Published in Patient Care Law Weekly, May 2nd, 2004
According to a study from the United States, a "4 1/2-month-old, 26-week premature infant with multiple complications of prematurity required a central venous catheter for venous access and antibiotic treatment of bacterial nosocomial infections.
"He developed tricuspid valve endocarditis with vegetation caused by Enterococcus faecium resistant to ampicillin, vancomycin and quinupristin-dalfopristin but susceptible to linezolid," reported J.Y. Ang and coauthors at the Children's Hospital of Michigan.
"He was successfully treated with...
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