Tigecycline use in two cases with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis


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TUTUNCU E. E. , Kuscu F. , GURBUZ Y., OZTURK B., HAYKIR A., SENCAN I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, cilt.14, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.07.022
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Özet

The treatment of post-surgical meningitis due to multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii is a therapeutic dilemma. The cases of two patients with MDR A. baumannii meningitis secondary to surgical site infections, successfully treated with combination regimens including tigecycline, are presented. (C) 2009 International Society for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.