Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy by Medical Letter

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RC Moellering Jr. Current treatment options for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46:1032. 11. DL Stevens et al. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and softtissue infections. Clin Infect Dis 2005; 41:1373. 12. BA Lipsky et al. Diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 39;885. 13. I García-De La Torre and A Nava-Zavala. Gonococcal and nongonococcal arthritis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2009; 35:63.

AL Myers et al. Genetic commonality of macrolide-resistant group A beta hemolytic streptococcus pharyngeal strains. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2009; 8:33. 28. J Aspa et al. Pneumococcal antimicrobial resistance: therapeutic strategy and management in community-acquired pneumonia. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2008; 9:229. , particularly E. faecium, are now resistant to penicillin and ampicillin, to gentamicin or streptomycin or both, and to vancomycin. Some of these strains are susceptible in vitro to chloramphenicol, doxycycline or, rarely, to fluoroquinolones, but clinical results with these drugs have been variable.

It is somewhat less active than ceftriaxone, ceftazidime or cefepime against Proteus mirabilis, Morganella morganii, Serratia marcescens and Providencia spp. , P. aeruginosa or ceftazidime-resistant Enterobacteriaceae spp. 5 CLINICAL STUDIES — Skin and Skin-Structure Infection – Two clinical trials in more than 1300 patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections compared ceftaroline 600 mg IV every 12 hours to vancomycin plus aztreonam (1 g of each every 12 hours) for 5-14 days. Patients with diabetic foot ulcers, decubitus ulcers, extensive burns, or known or suspected Pseudomonas infection were excluded from the trials.

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